Texas senior Julia Beck shot 1 under par in the opening round of the Lady Paladin on Friday. (Photo by Hallie Cochran.)

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Texas women’s golf team in fourth place at Betsy Rawls Invitational

Posted October 19th, 2015

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The Texas women’s golf team is in fourth place after shooting 7-over-par over two rounds at the Betsy Rawls Invitational on Monday at the University of Texas Golf Club.

Kent State’s Taylor Kim is in the lead at 3-under par after carding a 68 and a 1-over 73. Kent State has four players in the top-20 and lead the tournament at 1-under par. Texas Tech and University of Nevada-Las Vegas are tied for second at even par.

The Longhorns shot 8-over-par in the first round and closed with an 1-under 287.

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UT’s Tezira Abe shot 3-over-par in the opening round and carded a 2-under 70 in the second round to finish in fifth place at 1-under par.

Texas’ Julia Beck followed an opening round 75 with a 1-under-par 71 and is tied for 16th place at 2-over-par. Texas freshman Maddie Luitwieler is tied with Beck after shooting a 72 and a 74.

Texas State’s Lora Assad had the low round of the day, a 67 in the opening round, but faltered with a 78 in the second round to finish at 1-over par. The Bobcats are in sixth place at 12-over par.

The Longhorns will tee off with with Texas State and New Mexico in the final round on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m.

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