Carling Coffing leads the Buckeyes on the final day and ties with teammate Emma Jandel for 24th
COLUMBUS, Ohio After cancelling the second round because if inclement weather, the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational concluded Wednesday with Ohio State moving up four spots to finish in seventh place with a team score of 644. The Buckeyes were just two strokes back from TCU and Notre Dame tied for fifth. The event, which was shortened to 36 holes, was played at the par 72, 6,344-yard University of Texas Golf Club in Austin, Texas. New Mexico won with a score of 623 to edge fifth-ranked Florida by one stroke.
The Buckeyes totaled 323 for the sixth lowest final round score in the 18-team field. Leading the team was senior Carling Coffing, who played a solid round of 3-over on Nos. 1-9 and 2-over on Nos. 10-18 for a score of 77, lowering her second round by six strokes off her first. The Middletown, Ohio, native tied for 24th place with teammate Emma Jandel with a two-round total of 160. Jandel, a sophomore from Dayton, Ohio, carded 77-83 in the event.
Two stokes back from Coffing and Jandel was senior Haley Brown, who tied for 32nd with scores of 83-79162. Junior captain Gemma Webster had a total of 163 to tie for 38th and classmate Jennifer Cassidy tied for 57th at 167.
After a two-week hiatus, Ohio State will next compete in the Indiana Invitational, April 7-8 in Carmel, Ind.
Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational: Final
University of Texas Golf Club, Austin, Texas
Par 72, 6,344 yards
Team Standings Scores 1. New Mexico 303-320623 (+47) 2. Florida 305-319624 (+48) 3. Texas 308-322630(+54) 4. Arkansas 311-321632 (+56) T-5.TCU 321-321642 (+66) T-5. Notre Dame 317-325642 (+66) 7. Ohio State 321-323644 (+68) 8. Iowa State 320-328648 (+72) 9. Oklahoma 320-331651 (+75) T-10. SMU 323-331654 (+78) T-10. Indiana 320-334654 (+78) 12. Wisconsin 329-326655 (+79) 13. Kansas 325-332657(+81) T-14. Baylor 329-331660(+84) T-14. Missouri 320-340660(+84) 16. Nebraska 319-342661 (+85) 17.Kansas State 329-335664 (+88) 18. Texas (B) 331-343674 (+98) Ohio State Results Scores T-24. Carling Coffing 83-77160 (+16) T- 24. Emma Jandel 77-83160 (+16) T-32. Haley Brown 83-79162 (+18) T-38. Gemma Webster 79-84163 (+19) T-57. Jennifer Cassidy 82-85167 (+23)