Junior Kaitlyn Papp and the Texas Longhorns finished the 2019-20 golf season as the nation's second-best team. (Texas Athletics)

BEVO BEAT

UT women’s golf team earns first win of season

Papp ties for third at Schooner Fall Classic.

Posted September 29th, 2019

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Story highlights
  • Texas tops Alabama by nine strokes.
  • UT's Emilee Hoffman ties for 10th.
  • Horns will host Betsy Rawls tournament next.

Kaitlyn Papp tied for third place in the individual standings to lead the Texas women’s golf team to its first victory of the season Sunday in the Schooner Fall Classic at Norman, Okla.

The second-ranked Longhorns totaled 2-under-par 838, nine shots better than Alabama. Mississippi State was third, one stroke behind the Crimson Tide.

Florida State’s Frida Kinhult and Illinois’ Tristyn Nowlin tied for medalist honors at 3-under 207. Papp was one of four golfers at 208 after shooting a 72 on the final day.

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UT’s Emilee Hoffman tied for 10th at 210, Sára Kousková and Sophie Guo tied for 16th at 211, and Hailee Cooper tied for 38th at 217.

Next up for the Longhorns is the Betsy Rawls Invitational beginning Oct. 12.

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