Miami Finishes Seventh at "Mo"Morial

Miami Finishes Seventh at "Mo"Morial

BRYAN, Texas — The University of Miami golf team finished seventh in its second tournament of the fall slate, shooting 15-over-par as a team at the “Mo”Morial, hosted by Texas A&M.

Fourth-year junior Daniella Barrett led all Hurricanes with a 217 (+1), 54-hole score and finished tied for 14th among all individuals. Miami shot a three-round total of 879 (+15) at the par-72, 6,406-yard Traditions Golf Club.

Host Texas A&M won the tournament with a score of 853 (-11), while Texas, North Carolina, Florida, Texas Tech and Houston rounded out the top six.

Barrett opened the tournament with a bang, shooting two-under-par in the first round of action, before finishing with a 73 and a 74 in the second and third rounds, respectively. She tied for fifth place for the best par-four average at 3.93 and number of total birdies at 12.

A trio of other Hurricanes recorded a round under par – Sara Byrne (71; first round), Nataliya Guseva (70; second round) and Franziska Sliper (71; second round).

All five Miami golfers finished in the top 40, with Guseva checking in tied for 33rd (224; +8), fifth-year senior Anna Backman sitting tied for 37th (225; +9) and Byrne and Sliper ending the tournament tied for 39th (226; +10).

The Hurricanes have a break until Oct. 10-11 when they head north to compete in the Ivy Intercollegiate in Springfield, N.J.