Dixie State’s women’s golf team posted a seventh-place finish Tuesday at the 2018 Cal State East Bay/Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout played at the par-72 Callippe Preserve Golf Course.
The Trailblazers (324-326), who started the day in seventh, could not make their way up the leaderboard as the team combined to fire a final round 38-over par 326 to finish with a two-round total of plus-74 650 to place solo seventh in the 17-team field. Fellow Pacific West Conference member California Baptist (306-305—611, +35) took home the team title by three strokes over PacWest member and runner-up Academy of Art (309-305—614, +38), followed by Cal State San Marcos (313-305—618, +42) in third, Cal State Monterey Bay (317-312—629, +53) in fourth and Sonoma State (316-317—633, +57) and Simon Fraser (318-315—633, +57) tied for fifth to round out the top five.
Freshman Kaitlynn Deeble (77-83) was DSU’s top finisher as she joined three other players in a tie for 26th at plus-16 160, while junior Katie Ford (82-79) and freshman Cailyn Cardall (81-80) tied for 30th at plus-17 161. In addition, sophomore Ashley Fernandez (87-84—171, +27) placed in a tie for 61st, and senior Cobair Collinsworth (84-100—184, +40) finished tied for 83rd.
Dixie State will enjoy nearly a three-week break from competition before traveling to Colorado to play in the CSU-Pueblo Pack Spring Invitational on March 25-26.
Steve Johnson is the Associate Athletic Director for Media Relations and Collegiate Licensing at Dixie State University. For more DSU Athletics news, please visit www.dixiestateathletics.com and follow Dixie State on Twitter at @DixieAthletics.