Stanford women finish 17th in golf tournament


The Stanford women's golf team shot a final-round 305 Wednesday and finished 17th at the Texas A&M Fall Preview, held at the Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas.

The Cardinal recorded a team score of 910 on the course that will serve as the site for the NCAA championships in May.

Alabama edged LSU, 849-850, the team title, while USC finished third with a 856.

LSU's Megan McChrystal shot a final round 65 and won the individual title with a three-round total of 206, two strokes ahead of Vanderbilt's Marina Alex.

Senior Rebecca Durham was Stanford's top finisher, tying for 46th after carding an 82 in her final round, which came on the heels of a second round 66.

Sophomores Sally Watson and Kristina Wong tied for 59th. Watson shot a 75 on Wednesday while Wong closed with a 76.

Stanford is on the golf course again at the Mason Rudolph Invitational in Tennessee beginning Sept. 24.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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