Mean Green Wins Worldlink NT Fall Classic

FORT WORTH, Texas. - After opening the season with a school-record round, the North Texas women's golf team went one step further and shattered the day old record en route to winning the Worldlink North Texas Fall Classic.

The Mean Green surged pasted the entire field with a final round of 4-under par 284, a school record, and won the event by 13 strokes.

It's the second team title for North Texas in as many years and the lowest 54-hole score, 872, in school history. North Texas had four players in the top 10 and five in the top 20.

After trailing Sam Houston State by one stroke heading into the final round, North Texas powered past the field thanks to a 4-under par 68 by Addison Long and a 2-under par 70 by Kelsey Kipp. Long's round of 68 is a new career-low and the second lowest recorded round of golf in history at North Texas.

Long finished tied for sixth place. Kipp finished with a 5-under par 211 for the tournament and finished in second place, just one shot behind the individual champion Susannah Grunden of Bowling Green.

Chandra Alexander had her best round of the tournament with a 1-over par 73 and was tied for sixth place. Freshman Chaslyn Chrismer was 1-over par for the day with a 73 and finished alone in ninth place with a 222.

Fellow freshman Taylor Kilponen stumbled in her final round with an 80; however she still shot a 230 for the tournament and was tied for 20th place.

North Texas has two weeks off until returning to the links when they play at the Rose City Invitational in Portland, Ore.



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