Women’s golf finishes eighth in Puerto Rico

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    The No. 30 women’s golf team finished eighth in the Lady Puerto Rico Classic as play concluded Tuesday in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

    The Frogs recorded a top-10 finish for the 15th time in its last 16 tournaments.

    TCU shot a final-round 305, lowering its score by six strokes from Monday’s second round. The Frogs finished the tournament with a 919.

    Top-ranked Alabama won the event for the second straight year with an 875, five strokes ahead of No. 27 Iowa State.

    Frogs’ junior Brooke Beeler led the team with a 74 Tuesday, her best round of the tournament.

    Junior Rachel Raastad added a 75 for the Frogs. The Asker, Norway native was the top finisher for TCU, tying for 16th with a 9-over-par 225. It was Raastad’s fourth straight top-20 result.

    Senior Melissa Loh tied for 20th with a 226. Loh has three top-20 efforts in her last four tournaments.

    Stephanie Meadow took medalist honors with a 4-under 212, one shot better than Florida State’s Maria Salinas.

    TCU will return to action Monday at the Central District Invitational in Parrish, Fla.

    Team Scores

    1. Alabama – 286-298-291=875

    2. Iowa State – 300-293-287=880

    3. Florida State – 303-295-293=891

    4. Purdue – 300-302-294=896

    5. Georgia – 308-302-297=907

    T6. Kent State – 306-306-304=916

    T6. Northwestern – 307-305-304-916

    8. TCU – 303-311-305=919

    9. Oklahoma – 308-306-306=920

    10. Oregon – 313-307-302=922

    11. Auburn – 313-310-300=923

    12. SMU – 305-313-310=928

    13. Michigan – 315-307-309=931

    14. Indiana – 319-308-305=932

    15. Texas Tech – 310-311-316=937

    16. Penn State – 317-321-300=938

    T17. Oklahoma State – 311-317-311=939

    T17. North Carolina State – 311-315-313=939

    TCU Scores

    T16. Rachel Raastad – 74-76-75=225

    T20. Melissa Loh – 75-74-77=226

    T43. Brooke Beeler – 79-80-74=233

    T71. Sanna Nuutinen – 75-84-79=238

    90. Katy Cardno – 79-81-86=246