The Murray state women’s golf team scored back-to-back wins this fall and at the Fred Marx Invitational when the final round was rained out and the Racers ahead by six shots after 36 brilliant holes of play from Monday.
With a day full of rain coming on Tuesday, the final 18 holes at the Bayou Desiard Country Club in Monroe, Louisiana, was canceled with the Racers in front by six shots after scores of 296-294=590. The Racers outplayed second place South Alabama who had scores of 291-306=597. Murray State freshman Sarah McDowell wins her first collegiate championship in just her fourth event as a Racer on scores of 72-72=144. MSU senior Linette Holmslykke placed second on scores of 74-71=145. MSU’s Lucila Puente Rodriguez de Austria placed 14th on scores of 75-75=150 and Raeshya Surendran finished in 22nd place on rounds of 75-78=153, while Jane Watts placed 24th on scores of 79-76=155. MSU’s Anna Moore played the event as an individual and had scores of 77-82=159 for a spot in 32nd place. The rest of the top-7 teams included Lamar (606), Tennessee Tech (609), host Louisiana-Monroe (610) and Austin Peay and Lipscomb each at 613. North Alabama (633) and Prairie View A&M (677) made up the rest of the field.
With one event to play in the fall portion of the 2018-19 season, the Racers have back-to-back victories to go with one second place finish and one third place finish. The Racers stay in the Commonwealth for their final fall event (Oct. 20-21) when they tee it up at the Cardinal Cup at the University of Louisville Golf Club in Simpsonville, Ky.

Dave Winder
Associate AD – Media Relations
Murray State University

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