Kwon Notches Best Conference Finish By NT Freshman Since 02-03
North Texas Shoots Season-Low Round Of 294, Finish In Eighth Place
April 23, 2014
GULF SHORES, Ala. - North Texas saved its best for last on the final day of the C-USA Championship as the Mean Green shot a season-low round of 294 to climb to eighth place. North Texas had the eighth best round of the day at 6-over par led by promising freshman Eji Kwon who shot a career best 2-under par score of 70. Kwon finished in a tie for 12th place, the best finish in a conference championship by a freshman at NT since 2002-03.
No. 34 Tulane captured its second straight C-USA title by 10 strokes over UTSA. Tulane was the only team in the field of 13 to finish under par.
The freshman shot a career-low round of 2-under par, powered by three birdies and only one bogey on the day.
Chrismer, a four-year letterwinner, shot a 1-over par 73 in her final round. She finished in a tie for 25th place. Chrismer leaves NT with the second lowest recorded score in school history when she shot a 67 as a freshman in 2011
Kilponen shot a 4-over par 76 while Bailey shot her second lowest score of the year with a 5-over par 77. Laura DeLeonardis shot her best round of the championship with a score of 3-over par 75.