Vikes sit in sixth after two rounds at Dennis Rose Invitational

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By: James Nielsen, Vikes Communications

October 28, 2013, VICTORIA (ISN) – The University of Victoria Vikes women’s golf team headed to Hilo, HI to compete in the Dennis Rose Invitational, hosted by the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

In their final tournament of the year, the Vikes currently sit in sixth place out of nine teams after a two-round, 36-hole first day of play.

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Minimal wind conditions greeted the Vikes for the opening round, with fourth-year captain Brynn Tomie and third-year Cari Chow leading the Vikes in the opening round, shooting identical rounds of 9-over, 79 to finish in 15th place. Rookie Cassandra Paynter shot the Vikes second-best opening round, finishing with a 12-over 82 round score, good for 24th overall. Vikes Michaela Abey and Emily Nicol finished in ties for 31st and 35th after shooting rounds of 86, 16-over and 88, 18-over, respectively.

Facing increasingly windier conditions, Chow bested her first-round score, shooting an 8-over, 78 in the second round to move up one spot to 14th place. Tomie matched her opening round total, shooting 79 to remain in 15th place.

Dennis Rose Invitational scoring

  • 6 University of Victoria (B.C.) 326 321 647
  • 14 Cari Chow (2) 79 78 157
  • T15 Brynn Tomie (1) 79 79 158
  • T26 Cassandra Paynter (5) 82 84 166
  • T29 Emily Nicol (3) 88 80 168
  • 33 Michaela Abey (4) 86 87 173