Cougars take fourth at Rebel Beach
LAS VEGAS — Annick Haczkiewicz and Allysha Mae Mateo both finished in the top-20 individually to lead the BYU women’s golf team to a fourth-place finish at the Rebel Beach Intercollegiate.
"Annick played solid this week to get a top-10 finish," BYU head coach Carrie Roberts said. "The rust keeps falling off and we continue to get better each week."
Haczkiewicz recorded her fourth top-10 finish of the season, placing 10th after shooting a 73 (+1) in Tuesday’s third round and a combined 215 (+1) at the tournament. Haczkiewicz posted a team-high 41 pars through three rounds of play and added six birdies.
Mateo tied for 16th place after carding a team-best 71 (-1) Tuesday and a total score of 220 (+4). Mateo’s result marked her fourth top-20 finish of the season.
Naomi Soifua came next, tying for 26th place with a third-round 76 (+4) and a total score of 224 (+8). Soifua fired a team-high 13 birdies at the two-day event. Kerstin Fotu tied for 34th with a combined 227 (+11), while Anna Kennedy wrapped up the scoring with a 231 (+15), tying for 45th.
Cynthia Tu, competing as an individual for the third time this season, posted a 234 (+18) through three rounds of play to finish tied for 55th.
As a team, the Cougars shot a 299 (+11) in Tuesday’s third round and a combined 885 (+21) at the Burns Intercollegiate. USC won the tournament while Fresno State and New Mexico rounded out the top-three. WCC foe Gonzaga placed seventh.
BYU returns to action next week to compete in The Gold Rush in Seal Beach, California, Feb. 24-25. Live stats and the leaderboard will be available on Golfstat.com.
Final Individual Results
|Player||Round 1||Round 2||Round 3||Total||To Par||Position|
|Allysha Mae Mateo||71||78||71||220||+4||T16|
*Competing as individual
Final Team Results
|Team||Round 1||Round 2||Round 3||Total||To Par||Position|
|Long Beach State||304||291||291||886||+22||5|
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