ST. GEORGE, Utah- The North Texas women's golf team finished in sixth place at the BYU Entrada Classic at 73 over-par. The third round proved to be the best one for the Mean Green shooting a 309. The team also finished five strokes above tournament host BYU and only 13 strokes behind a top-5 finish.
The top finisher for North Texas was freshman McKenzie Ralston who tied for 19th place at 17 over-par. Ralston's round three five over-par bumped her to another top-20 tournament finish. After a birdie on hole 14 she then follow with a double bogey putting her at six over on the day until another well placed birdie on green number one brought her back to the finishing total of five over.
Finishing directly behind Ralston was senior Jacey Chun tied for 22nd. Chun's round three was her highest at BYU, but she still recorded three birdies keeping her in the top-25. She finished at 18 over-par.
Tied for 27th at the end of the day was senior Addison Long. Long had her best round of the tournament shooting a four over-par in round three. This comes after a difficult round two at 11 over and three bogeys of two or more. Long's round three consisted of two birdies and five bogeys giving her a top-25 finish.
Rounding out for North Texas was Kelsey Kipp, who scored another eagle on the year finishing tied for 37th and Chaslyn Chrismer tied for 39th with a five over round three.
No. 47 Texas State came away with first at 28 over-par, a commanding win over second place No. 9 Oklahoma State by eight strokes.
The girls' next tournament is the UALR Spring Classic on March 26-27. This is the last tournament before the conference championship on April 16-18.