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UTEP Women’s Golf places 6th at HBU Husky Invitational

SUGAR LAND, Texas – The UTEP Women’s Golf team wrapped up play at the HBU Husky Invitational with the Miners finishing sixth as a team on Tuesday at Riverbend Country Club in Sugar Land, Texas.

The Miners were led by sophomore Sophie Delfosse, who placed second overall among individuals with a three-round total of 213 (71-69-73) to finish at 3-under par for the event. Her second-round score of 69 is a career-low for Delfosse, while it also tied for the lowest score recorded by any individual at this week’s event.

UTEP opened play on Monday with a first-round team total of 306 to finish the morning tied for eighth. In the second round that same afternoon, the Miners posted their best round of the tournament, shooting a team total of 298 (+10) to close out the day in a tie for fifth place.

The Miners closed out the final round on Tuesday morning by shooting 307 as a group to finish the tournament in sixth place out of 11 teams. The Miners finished with a three-round team total of 911 (306-298-307).

UTEP’s Andrea Ostos shot 234 (78-79-77; +18) over the course of the two-day event to finish 33rd individually, while Audrey Haddad finished close behind in a tie for 34th place after shooting 235 (78-76-81; +19) over three rounds.

Freshmen Ines Dakiche and Daniela Chipchase both finished tied for 40th after shooting 238 at the event. In her first tournament as a Miner, Dakiche finished at 22-over with scores of 79, 78 and 81, while Chipchase shot 87, 75 and 76 to also finish at 22-over for the event. 

Sam Houston State home the team title at this year’s invitational after finishing 3-over as a team, while Hanna Alberto also took home the individual title for the Bearkats after shooting 7-under.

The Miners return to the links on April 5-6 when the team travels to Chandler, Arizona, to compete in the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic. 

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