Racers wrap up fall season with eighth place finish

Alexandra Lennartsson (above) sits in seventh place after two rounds of the Blue Raider Invitational in Murfreesboro, Tenn. || Photo courtesy of Sports Information

Senior Alexandra Lennartsson (above) from Nykoping, Sweden, led the team with an 11th place finish at the Blue Raider Invitational in Murfreesboro, Tenn. || Photo courtesy of Sports Information

The Murray State women’s golf team came home with a share of eighth place at the Blue Raider Invitational at Old Fort Golf Club in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

 The Racers carded scores of 305-307-209=921 to share eighth with Oral Roberts and Troy.

 Alexandra Lennartsson led MSU with an 11th place finish with scores of 74-77-74=225, while Alli Weaver placed 35th in the field of 93 players with rounds of 77-76-77=230. Delaney Howson had scores of 78-76-80=234 and shared 51st place with teammate Abbi Stamper who had scores of 78-78-78=234. Sophie Hillier placed 69th with rounds of 76-83-80=239. 

Host Middle Tennessee won the event with a score of 889, while Morehead State (905), UALR (906), Southern Illinois (908) and Southern Mississippi (911) made up the top-5. 

The Racers are now finished with their fall portion of the 2012-13 season. Their first event of the spring season is the Racer Classic at Miller Memorial GC (March 4-5). The Racers played in five events and finished in the top-5 three times.

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