March 5, 2013
The University of New Mexico women's golf team finished in 12th place at the Bruin Wave Invitational in Tarzana, Calif. The Lobos, who were tied for fifth in the 15-team field after the first round, ended the 54-hole event at 977 (309-325-343), or 113 over par.
Top-ranked Southern California (884) edged tournament co-host UCLA by two strokes to win the team championship.
Junior Sammi Stevens paced UNM, tying for 16th in the 81-player field. Stevens finished at 228 (70-80-78).
Junior Manon De Roey entered the competition as the Mountain West's top golfer with a scoring average of 73.21, but had a tournament to forget. A day after shooting 88 - her worst round as a Lobo by five shots - De Roey was disqualified today after signing an incorrect scorecard.
Freshman Ira Knopf tied for 78th at 269 (84-91-94).
USC's Annie Park (1 under 215) claimed the individual title.
UNM will be back in action next Tuesday and Wednesday at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational in Kane'ohe, Hawai'i.