CHANDLER, Ariz. -- The
Creighton women's golf team finished 24th at the Cowgirl Classic on Wednesday.
The three-day tournament took place at the par-72 6,184 yard Ocotillo Golf
Resort in Chandler, Ariz. The 24-team, 128-golfer field included Iowa, Colorado
State, South Dakota State, Wichita State and host school Wyoming.
finished with a team score of 343-322-334=999. Iowa won the team competition
with an 884. Colorado State (890) finished in second place and Portland State
(901) came in third.
Espinoza of Colorado State finished first overall with a 208. Kristi Cardwell
(213) of Iowa and Julie Shutler (217) of Sacramento State finished second and
Jays, Celeste Gassman was the top golfer. The junior finished tied for 39th
with a score of 76-76-77=229. Freshman Rachel Thompson was the second best in
the Jays clubhouse. She finished tied for 99th after rounds of 83-76-85=244.
Junior Jill Stuckenschneider gradually improved throughout the tournament. She
knocked off 12 shots from her first round score of 94 to her third round score
of 82 to finish with a 261 total and a 121st place finish.