Senior Haley Mills finished 6-over par in the first round Sunday at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate CREDIT: Photo courtesy of Texas athletics

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Haley Mills, Greta Voelker lead Texas golf to fifth-place finish in Hawaii

Posted March 16th, 2017

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KANE’OHE, O’ahu — The Texas women’s golf team finished in fifth place Wednesday at the conclusion of the Dr. Donnis Invitational, and senior Haley Mills was 11th individually.

Mills made three birdies but finished with a 75 after opening rounds of 70 and 71. She finished at even par for the tournament. Freshman Greta Isabella Voelker was 15th, her seventh top-16 finish of the season. She made four birdies Wednesday and shot 72; she was 1-over par for the tournament.

Texas A&M won the event at 5-under par, while the Aggies’ Madi Szeryk took home medalist honors at 9-under par.

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Texas freshman Emilee Hoffman shot a third-round 72 to climb 15 spots and finish in a tie for 26th. Sophia Schubert w as 10-over for the tournament and finished tied for 43rd, and Julia Beck was 14-over and tied for 58th.

Texas, ranked No. 25 in the country this week,  is off until March 31 when the Longhorns compete at the Clemson Invitational.

“It was a tough week for us in Hawaii,” UT coach Ryan Murphy said. “We got off to a slow start in round one and we did not rebound as we wanted. With five tournaments remaining on our schedule, we will hit the reset button back home and get back to work.

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