Javelina golf competes in Oklahoma

Javelina golf competes in Oklahoma

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Jessica Sellers taking part in the Oklahoma Intercollegiate.
Jessica Sellers taking part in the Oklahoma Intercollegiate.

The Javelina women’s golf team competed in the Oklahoma Intercollegiate tournament at Fort Sill Golf Course over the weekend.
The golf team finished day one of the tournament with a total team score 322, which put them in twelfth place.

Ashley Rivera and Kirby Sullivan led the Javelinas for day one of the contest. They both finished day one tied for 42nd place with a round score of 79, which was best for a seven over par.

The West Texas A&M Lady Buffaloes finished day one in first place after they shot a first round score of 292 as a team. After one day the tournaments individual leader came out of Redland Community College, Ivan Reijers was the only golfer to finish under 70 and held a four-stroke lead going into the final day of the tournament.

The second day of the tournament saw the Javelinas finish one stroke better than their previous days results. The 321 shot on day two kept the Javelinas in 12th place. They shot a combined 643 for the tournament.

Ashley Rivera finished with a seven over par and shot a 79, which was best for 40th place and she shot a 158 overall.
Kirby Sullivan finished two strokes behind at 160 and that left her tied at 47th place overall, and Brittany Rodriguez repeated her performance from day one and shot a 91 to give her a 162 and a 53rd place finish.

Number 15 ranked Newman University shot a low round of the day which led to them eventually winning the tournament with a 592 score overall.

Tarleton State finished one stroke behind Newman University with a score 593 overall, Midwestern State placed third overall with 595 overall. West Texas A&M University lost the overall led from day one and fell to fourth place overall with a score of 601. Rogers state rounded out the top five with a score of 605.

Ivon Reijers won the individual contest with a total score of 138; she shot two under 70 for the tournament.

The Javelina golf team hits the links next weekend when they travel to Abilene to take place in the Abilene Intercollegiate.

James Espinosa
Sports Editor