After opening the 2018-19 campaign by garnering a second-place finish at the MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial, the UTEP women’s golf team will look to continue its early-season success at the 2018 Cowgirl Desert Classic hosted by Wyoming University in Palm Desert, Ca., on September 29-30.
The Miners are slated to compete against 11 teams including, Wyoming, California Baptist, Cal State Bakersfield, Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Northridge, Santa Clara, Southern Utah, UC Riverside, Montana, North Dakota and Texas-Arlington.
The 2018 Cowgirl Desert Classic will be contested at the par-72, 6,097-yard Classic Club in Palm Desert, Calif. UTEP finished fifth overall in a field of 20 teams in last year’s competition.
Leading the Miners will be the lone senior Lily Downs. She finished tied for fourth overall at the MSU/ Payne Stewart Memorial (72-72-70–214). Juniors Abbie Anghelescu and Shannon O’Dwyer, making her season debut, will make the trip to Wyoming. Anghelescu earned a top-10 finish in the opening tournament shooting a six-over par (75-68-76–219).
Sophomores Audrey Haddad and Valeria Mendizabal will round out the five-member squad.
Fans can follow along the action by following @UTEPwgolf on Twitter and live stats via GolfStat.com.