Ian Billings/Mustang News
After a weekend in Wyoming, five members of the women’s golf team contributed to their fifth place finish at the Wyoming Cowgirl Desert Collegiate, each of them posting scores in the 70s. The Mustangs competed against 14 others schools at the 54-hole tournament.
Cal Poly’s top finisher was sophomore Sophie Bergland, who shot a final round score of 76 and finished tied for 13th place overall with a total score of 226. With a final round score of 72, senior Madison Hirsch carded her best round of the tournament on Sunday, paving the way for her 231 total stroke finish and a tie for 25th place.
Collectively, the Mustangs recorded a four-person 303 on the final day of the event, giving them a 916 stroke total. San Jose State and UC Riverside finished in first place with a shared total of 894 points. Contributing to the overall score for the Mustangs was sophomore Desiree Gillaspy (234 total strokes), sophomore Jamie Binns (235 total strokes) and junior Sadie Strain (235 total strokes).
Competing unattached, Cal Poly sophomore Jamie Harada ended the tournament with 232 points and a 33rd place finish.
This season, the Cal Poly women’s golf team is coached by Sofie Aagaard, who was recently hired as the women’s golf team head coach after three seasons as an assistant coach at Cal.
Following a third-place win at the Hobble Creek Classic and a fifth-place win at the Wyoming Lady Cowgirl Intercollegiate, the Mustangs will head to the Pat Lessor Harbottle Invitational in Seattle from October 12-13.

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