Women’s golf takes eighth place at Paradise Invitational

Julia Maenius, Sports Editor

The UTSA women’s golf team headed to New Orleans, LA. to compete in the Tulane Classic on Feb. 13-15 after an eighth-place finish at Florida Atlantic’s Paradise Invitational.

The Roadrunners were led by Camryn Carreon. The junior posted a 213 at the Paradise Invitational to help UTSA card a 865. Carreon scored a 69 in the first round of play before posting a 73 and 71 in the second and third rounds to tie for 15th. Hunter Nugent was second on the leaderboard for the Roadrunners in a tie for 31st. Nugent finished four strokes behind Carreon with a 217 for the three rounds. A 66 in the first round scored Nugent the lowest of the tournament for UTSA. She followed with a 77 and 74 in the second and third rounds. Third on the leaderboard for the Roadrunners was Nicole Polivchak. Polivchak tied for 45th with a score of 220. She posted a tournament best of 71 strokes in the first round before following up with a 77 in the second and 72 in the third. 

Hannah Holzmann tied for 47th, putting her fourth on the leaderboards. The senior shot a 221 over the two days. One stroke behind Polivchak, Holzmann scored a 71 in the first round before registering a 72 and 78 in the following two rounds. Ana Gonzalez tied for 55th to land her fifth on the leaderboard for UTSA. Gonzalez registered a 74 for the first two rounds of play and a 75 in the final round. 

The ‘Runners ranked fourth on the leaderboards for birdies with 52. UTSA finished one stroke behind Colorado State in seventh place. The ‘Runners were 30 strokes behind champion Florida with 835.

The ‘Runners are currently in New Orleans competing in the Tulane Classic. UTSA will then have a two-week break before traveling to Dallas to compete in SMU’s Trinity Forest Invitational on March 7-8.