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Lobos Cap Fall Season with 7th Place Finish in Miami

by Steve Kirkland

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The New Mexico women’s golf team concluded play Tuesday at the Hurricane Invitational with the final round of play at the Biltmore Golf Course. The Lobos shot 2-under during the third round to climb up the leaderboard to seventh place at 5-over in their final event of the fall season.

SMU won the event at 16-under, posting a four-shot victory over host Miami at 12-under. South Florida was third at 11-under, while UNLV (7-under) and BYU (5-under) were the only other schools under par.

Freshman Maria Caparros Levin posted her first career top-10 at the event, shooting a final-round 69 to finish T-8th at 3-under. Jenny Lertsadwattana finished the tournament at 1-under following a final round 73. Myah McDonald used a round of 71 on Tuesday to finish at 6-over. Chloe Lauer and Lauren Lehigh rounded out the UNM lineup at 9-over and 11-over, respectively.

“Maria had a great tournament,” said head coach Jill Trujillo. “She has worked very hard on the mental aspects of her game and finishing. We still need some work on our final holes, but we moved up today.”

The Lobos will return to action Feb. 13-14 when they begin the fall portion of their schedule with the Lamkin Invitational in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.