RECAP: @UTTylerWGolf opens season at DIII Preview

Monday, September 18, 2017

HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – The UT Tyler women's golf team finished 13th at the DIII Preview on Monday to open its fall season at the Mission Inn Resort & Club after carding a 348-335 – 683 team total.

The Patriots will now host the Al and Nancy Jones Memorial next Monday and Tuesday at The Cascades for the second of four fall events.

Katelyn Hicken led the Patriots by shooting 84-79 – 163 for 26th overall, while Taylor Denton was 45th in the event with an 84-84 – 168. Hannah Washburn (91-85 – 176), Stephanie Tutt (92-87 – 179) and Julia Gaumer (89-91 – 180) in the season-opening event. Hicken led the Patriots with four birdies during the two days in Florida, while Denton led the team with 20 pars.

New York University won the tournament with a 298-308 – 606, while Carnegie Mellon was second at 639. Arisa Kimura won the tournament with a 70-78 – 148 for NYU.