LUBBOCK, Texas – The Texas Tech women’s golf team opened its spring slate in sixth place Monday following 34 holes in a shortened opening day of the SMU Trinity Forest Invitational in Dallas.
Play was halted at the Trinity Forest Golf Club with only two holes remaining for the Red Raiders in the second round due to darkness. The Red Raiders will resume the second round at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday morning before playing the final 18 holes immediately following.
Sofia Garcia led the way for the Red Raiders in round one after signing a 2-under-par 70 card. She was 8-over for the second round when the horn sounded, moving her into a tie for 15th overall with only the par-4 6th and the par-5 7th remaining in the second round.
Lousia Brunt followed close behind in a tie 23rd overall after posting a 6-over 76 card in round one and then a 2-over score through 16 holes in the afternoon. Gala Dumez sits tied for 40th at 11-over between the two rounds, one stroke better than both Amy Taylor and Cecilie Nielsen.
As a team, the Red Raiders are at 33-over-par and just one stroke behind fifth place Kansas State. Baylor, the top-ranked team in the latest Golfstat poll, holds a strong lead over the 14-team field at 4-under par and 13 strokes ahead of second place Oklahoma State.
Texas Tech will tee of from the par-4 6th when play resumes Tuesday morning. Live results can be found throughout the round at Golfstat.com.
Recap provided by Texas Tech student assistant Matt De Tullio Texas Tech Athletics