Mustang Daily Staff Report
The Cal Poly women’s golf team took a step back from its victory this past week.
After the Mustangs’ first-place victory at the Firestone Invitational this past week, the team competed in the two-day, 54-hole Wyoming Desert Cowgirl Intercollegiate at The Classic Club/Troon Golf Course and finished in 11th-place on Sunday.
Saturday, junior Asia Adell led the Mustangs. She shot a 78 and a 72 and drew 15th place with a 150 total score. Cal Poly was 13th among 19 teams competing in the Wyoming Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate after the opening two rounds of play.
Kirsten Locke tied for 38th place in the first round of play with a total score of 157, while Drew Thomas shot 82 both rounds and drew for 77th.
As a team total through the day, the Mustangs earned a 317 in the morning round and 316 in the afternoon round. Fresno State led the pack with a 580 total score.
On Sunday, freshman Madison Hirsch helped the Mustangs jump two positions in the final tally, producing a score of 75. Taylor Yoshitake shot a 77, Adell shot a 78, Thomas carded a 79 and Locke carded an 80. The Mustangs shot a total score of 309, as Cal Poly earned the seventh-best round of all 19 schools competing in the invitational.
In total, Adell ended the competition in a tie for 21st place with a 228 total. Locke tied for 45th, shooting a 237, and Hirsch tied for 55th place, finishing with a 240. Thomas hit a 243 while he tied for 69th place, and Yoshitake drew for 79th place, scoring a 245.
Fresno State emerged victorious in the tournament by hitting 21-over-par (885 total), a school record. The College of Charleston (898) followed, as well as Cal State Fullerton (899). In the 54 holes played, Cal Poly earned a total of 942.
On Oct. 22-23, both the Cal Poly women’s and men’s golf teams will travel to compete in the Santa Clara Colby Invitational at the Silver Creek Valley Golf Course.