Salukis finish 14th at conclusion of Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational

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    Sept. 24, 2013

    Results

    By Tyler Wooten
    SIUSalukis.com

    CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Saluki women's golf finished 14th at the conclusion of the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational hosted by Kansas State on Tuesday.

    Southern finished with a three-day total of 1023 after shooting 351 as a team on Friday. Kansas maintained their Day One lead and took the tournament crown with a three-day total of 910.

    Senior Cassie Rushing once again led the Saluki charge. Rushing shot a Saluki-best 84 in the final round to push her three-day total to 245, which was good for a tie for 38th place individually.

    Also competing for SIU were: Brooke Cusumano (tied for 61st, 256), Xianmei Jin (69th, 260), Ashleigh Rushing (tied for 70th, 265) and Kris Grimes (74th, 269).

    The Salukis will return to action next Monday and Tuesday (Sept. 30-Oct. 1) for the UMKC Kangaroo Fall Invitational in Kansas City, Mo.

    Final Individual Scores:
    t-38. Cassie Rushing: 83-78-84 (245)
    t-61. Brooke Cusumano: 87-82-87 (256)
    69. Xianmei Jin: 88-82-90 (260)
    t-70. Ashleigh Rushing: 89-85-91 (265)
    74. Kris Grimes: 87-92-90 (269)

    Final Team Scores:
    1. Kansas: 303-299-308 (910)
    2. Kansas State: 313-302-311 (926)
    3. Tulsa: 319-306-316 (941)
    4. Arkansas State: 324-306-314 (944)
    5. Oral Roberts: 320-313-321 (954)
    t-6. Nebraska: 313-329-318 (960)
    t-6. Colorado State: 326-320-314 (960)
    8. New Mexico State: 314-324-337 (975)
    9. North Texas: 322-322-332 (976)
    10. Northern Iowa: 337-324-329 (990)
    11. UMKC: 328-324-339 (991)
    12. Redlands CC: 330-330-337 (997)
    13. Wichita State: 334-328-336 (998)
    14. Southern Illinois: 345-327-351 (1023)
    15. Creighton: 372-335-351 (1058)

     

     

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