Musketeers place third at the Rio Verde Invitational

Xavier women’s golf had an impressive showing this past week at the Rio Verde Invitational, finishing in third place with a 54-hole total of 909 (+39). Arkansas State won the tournament with a final score of 880 (+16).

The Musketeers ended up in third place in both par 4 scoring at 4.22 and total pars with 168.

Junior Morgan Tinsley was the top scorer for Xavier, finishing in a tie for 15th place with a 224 total. Tinsley recorded 36 pars and five birdies in her 54-hole outing.

Graduate senior Mikayla Fitzpatrick and junior Andie Shukow paced Xavier with two top-30 finishes. Fitzpatrick finished in a tie for 22nd and led the Musketeers in par 3 scoring at 3.07 while shooting even par on par 5 holes. Shukow tied for 28th and carded a team-best 37 total pars.

Junior Ke’Asha Phillips tied for 31st place with a 229 (+13) total and junior Amy Kucera finished in 61st place with a 237 (+21).

The Musketeers return to the links March 10-11 at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational in Hawaii.