Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

UNM's Women Finish in a Tie for 12th at Regional.(Final)

Byline: From Journal Reports


LINCOLN, Neb. Instead of making a run at the top eight and a berth in the NCAA Tournament in women's golf, the University of New Mexico faded in the final round of the regional Saturday.

The Lobos finished in a tie for 12th with a 90-over 942.

It was the second straight disappointing regional finish for No. 12 UNM, but the Lobos never really were in this tournament.

Last year, the Lobos were in sixth place after two rounds before falling in the final 18 holes.

UNM struggled to a 618 in two rounds Friday at the par-71, 6,033-yard Firethorn Golf Club course after Thursday's opening round was rained out. …

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