CHANDLER, Ariz. — UVU's Lauren Ballenger fired a final-round 75 on Wednesday to finish in a tie for 44th at the Cowgirl Classic in helping the Wolverines move up one spot for a 22nd-place finish.

Ballenger was the only Wolverine to shoot all three rounds in the 70s (79-76-75).

She was 59th heading into the final day at the par-72, 6,184-yard Ocotillo Golf.

Lynn-Marie Nagel (80-77-82) tied for 84th, and Celeste Gish (86-78-83) and Brooke Bliss (81-81-85) tied for 109th.

Iowa (884) won the tournament by six shots over Colorado State (890) and Portland State (901) finished third.

Colorado State's Brianna Espinoza won the tournament at 8-under par.

The Wolverines are back in action April 23-25 when they host the Great West Conference Tournament at Utah's Alpine Country Club.

Jay Hinton is a sports information assistant at Utah Valley University.