Greta Voelker, a member of the Texas women's golf team. (Photo by Texas Athletics)

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No. 22 Texas women’s golf places fourth at Jim West Challenge

Posted October 10th, 2016

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  • Texas junior Sophia Schubert shoots a 66 in final round

UT’s Sophia Schubert shot a 6-under-par 66 to help the Longhorns finish in fourth place at the Jim West Challenge on Monday at Carlton Woods Golf Club in The Woodlands.

Fourth-ranked Florida State won the team title at 24 under par and Seminole Matilda Castren won the individual title at 13-under par after shooting a 69 in the final round. The Seminoles have shot under par in nine straight rounds and have won two tournaments this fall.

Kent State settled for second place at 17 under and Miami took third at 11 under. The Longhorns shot even par in the final round and finished at 7 under. Texas A&M shot 3 under par on Monday and finished fifth at 5 under.

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Schubert had a bogey-free round with six birdies and tied for 11th place at 3 under. Schubert’s 66 is the second-lowest round shot in program history, teammate Emilee Hoffman’s 65 tied the school record earlier this season. Schubert has posted two 66s in two seasons with the Longhorns. She moved up 11 spots after shooting a 78 in the first round and a 69 in the second round.

“I thought Sophia’s 69-66 finish in rounds two and three was just terrific. This capped a great comeback after a slow start in round one, so I am very proud of her resiliency and ability to fight her way back.” said Texas coach Ryan Murphy.

Texas freshman Greta Volker started the final round tied for fourth place after shooting a 67 in the second round, but slipped to a tie with Schubert after carding a 74 in the third round. Freshman Hoffman shot 2 over par and finished tied for 28th place at 2 over.

Dominique Galloway also shot a 74 on Monday and tied for 34th at 4 over and Texas senior Julia Beck finished tied for 39th at 5 over.

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