MUSCLE SHOALS, Alabama- The North Texas Women's Golf team finished out the final round of the season in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament shooting their best total a 294 six over-par. The team ended up in fourth place only three shots back of FIU in third.
Senior Jacey Chun finished out her great career for the Mean Green finishing the highest, sixth place. Chun had a one over 73 with four bogeys and three birdies on 18 holes. She made it all the way to two under for the front nine holes but ended at one over. Her final shot for North Texas, a birdie on hole 18 as she was awarded all-conference.
Following Chun were three women all tied for 24th, Seniors Addison Long, Kelsey Kipp, and freshman McKenzie Ralston. All three finished with 15 over for the tourney. Kipp managed to sink one birdie and enter the clubhouse at seven over while Long had three birdies to finish round three at five over.
"Jacey Chun repeated as an All-Conference choice and she played outstanding golf all year and capped off her North Texas career with a solid 6th place finish at the Sun Belt Championship," said head coach Jeff Mitchell. "I am really proud of the team this year. We played quality golf this week and we played quality golf all year long. Where this was not as good a year as last, it is still one of the best seasons on record at North Texas. We continue to establish ourselves as a nationally competitive team. The future is bright for North Texas women's golf."
Ralston showed that in round three scoring one under-par with four birdies and three bogeys. Ralston's final round was her best of the week. Chrismer shot had her best round as well making par on every hole but three and those were two bogeys and a birdie making her one over on the day. She finished Sun Belt play in 33rd.
"I would like to thank and congratulate Addison Long, Kelsey Kipp and Jacey Chun," said Mitchell. "As graduating seniors, they will be missed. Addison played in every event for four years. That is an outstanding achievement. The three of them have helped to put this program on the map.I would also like to congratulate Chaslyn Chrismer and McKenzie Ralston. They will carry the torch for this program as evidenced by there play in the final round.
No. 44 Denver wins the conference shooting an eight over with second place Middle Tennessee at 22 over.