Beavers Open Spring Season With Fifth-Place Finish
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Oregon State women's golf team opening its 2022 spring season with a fifth-place finish at the Florida State Match-Up on Sunday.
The Beavers concluded the three-day event with a 33-over 296-303-298--897 at the par-72, 6,255-yard Seminole Legacy Golf Club to finish fifth in the 12-team field. They had 38 birdies in the tournament, the third most in the field.
Chayse Gomez led Oregon State with a career-best tie for 12th place finish after posting a 6-over 72-72-78--222. She had nine birdies and one eagle through the 54 holes and led the Beavers with a scoring average of 4.17 on the par-4's and 4.75 on the par-5's.
Her previous best finish was a tie for 13th place at the Cougar Cup in Pullman, Wash., in her first collegiate tournament in the fall of 2019.
Madde Sund had Oregon State's best score in the final round, a 1-over 73, that moved her eight spots up the leaderboard and into a tie for 20th place with an 8-over 75-76-73--224. She had a scoring average of 3.00 on the par-3's, the best on the team and tied for the seventh best in the 69-player field. She also had a team-high 37 pars.
Issy Taylor finished in 25th place with a 9-over 76-73-76--225. She dropped in eight birdies over the three days, including four in the second round.
Danique Stokmans and Amanda Minni both moved up the leaderboard with solid Sunday rounds, as Stokmans finished in 37th place with a 13-over 73-82-74--229 and Minni finished in a tie for 58th with a 21-over 80-82-75--237.
The Beavers have seven days off before returning to action on Monday, March 7 and Tuesday, March 8 at the Juli Inkster Meadow Club Invitational in Fairfax, Calif.
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