Cowgirls Finish Seventh At Big 12 Championship

Oklahoma State’s women’s golf team wrapped up play on Sunday at the Big 12 Championship with a 295 score to move into seventh place at The Club at Old Hawthorne.

The Cowgirls began the final day in ninth place before posting their 7-over total during the third round to finish at 891 and two shots behind Texas Tech forsixth place. Texas claimed the team title after posting a 289 to finish at 872 and three shots clear of Texas A&M at the par-72, 6,234-yard layout.

Longhorn Madison Pressel fired a 1-under 71 to claim medalist honors with a 208 total that was five shots clear of the field.

Individually for , Josephine Janson set a new career-low round for the second day in a row en route to the best finish of her young career. The freshman fired a 69 to finish at 3-under 213 and tied with Texas A&M’s Katerina Ruzickova for second place. The players’ 213 totals were the fourth-best in tournament history.

After using a 1-under 71 on Saturday to move into eighth place, the Halmstad, Sweden native made an impressive run at Pressel during her first nine. Starting at No. 10, Janson opened with birdies on her first two holes and added another at the 14th before posting back-to-back birdies again at Nos. 16 and 17 to get to 5-under par for the day. After three-straight bogeys on 18, 1 and 2,Janson got back on track with her sixth birdie of the day at the fifth. Shepicked up her seventh birdie of the day at the par-5 ninth to move into therunner-up spot.

Freshman Jade Staggs also logged the best finish of her career. The Oklahoma City native tied for 18th place at 223 after posting a closing 75.

Junior Jocelyn Alford signed for a 75 as well on Sunday to finish tied for 35th place at 228.

Freshman Jayde Panos recorded her low round of the event with a 76 to finish at 233 and tied for 49th place.

Sophomore Hillary Wood closed with an 82 to stand in 52nd place at 234.

Updated 04-25-2011

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