Team ready, heading for C-USA tournament
Published: Thursday, April 15, 2010
Updated: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 17:11
The Conference USA Championships are finally here for the SMU women's golf team. The Championships will take place Sunday through Tuesday in Hattiesburg, Miss. It is the final event on schedule for the Mustangs.
SMU is coming off a 12th place finish out of 18 teams at the Baylor Spring Invitational, which took place Monday and Tuesday. They shot 973 as a team. Freshman Felicia Espericueta had the Mustang's top score. She tied for 37th place and shot 240.
At last year's par-72, 6,150-yard course, SMU finished in seventh place out of 10 teams. Current sophomores Kalie Presti and Jennifer Hooper finished with close scores. Presti tied for 29th place and shot 89, 84 and 82 in her three rounds. Hooper finished in 32nd place by shooting 85, 85 and 90.
SMU graduate Kate Ackerson was very impressive. She tied for sixth place at 238.
Daniela Holmqvist of Tulane University won the individual competition, carding 225. Tulane also took home the team win.