Stars Sit Sixth In Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders Classic - - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |


Stars Sit Sixth In Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders Classic

Posted: Updated:

Oklahoma City University carded a round-one 325 and took a share of sixth place alongside Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders Classic at Corpus Christi Country Club.

Play was suspended on the par-72, 6,093-yard course in the second round due to excessive wind. The Stars, ranked No. 4 in NAIA women's golf, finished the round eight shots behind tournament-leader Lamar and ahead of six NCAA Division I teams.

"I was proud of how the girls fought through the adversity today," OCU coach Marty McCauley said. "They kept a positive attitude and played hard until the end."

Freshman Abby Thompson, of Edmond, Okla., led the Stars with a round-one 78 to snag a share of seventh place. Thompson finished the first round five shots off the lead held by Danielle Lemek of Bradley.

Senior Jessica Schiele, of Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England, posted a round-one 79 to earn a tie of 11th place. Junior Elia Folch, of Barcelona, Spain, finished the first round with a score of 84.

Senior Tanya Tibshraeny, of Westhaven, Kirkwood, South Africa, posted a score of 84 and fellow senior Mary Larsh, of Edmond, Okla., followed with a 91 to round out the Stars' top-5.

Senior Taylor Howard, of Ada, Okla., fired a round-one 77 to earn a share of fourth place while playing as an individual.

The Stars will return to action in the final round of the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders Classic Tuesday at Corpus Christi Country Club in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Featured on

  • OU Sooners

    Find the latest sports news, schedules and more for the OU Sooners now!

  • OSU Cowboys

    Get all your OSU Cowboys information from sports highlights to the latest news & videos.

  • OKC Thunder

    Thunder Up! Get the latest sports news, game highlights, videos and updates on the team.

  • OKC Dodgers

    Cheer on the OKC Dodgers. Get your tickets and team information today.

Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111 is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.