Cowgirl Golfer 7th Heading Into Final Round of Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate

From the desk of Harry Endicott

PALM DESERT, Calif. – The Wyoming women’s golf team head into Sunday’s final round of the Wyoming Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate in seventh place amongf the 12 schools entered.

Cowgirls Erin Sargent and Sarah Hankins led the Pokes in the first two rounds, and were tied for 13th amonb individuals.

As a team, Wyoming shot scores of 316 and 311 on Saturday at 51-over. 

Sargent overcame a tough start to her day to bounce back and work her way into the top 15 after the first day of action at 9-over on the weekend. Sargent sat at 7-over through her first 11 holes, but was able to record a pair of birdies over the final six with no bogeys to get into the clubhouse with a 5-over 77 for her first round.

The Cowgirl junior went one shot lower in her second round to card a 76. Sargent dropped in one birdie on the round, and limited herself to only a pair of bogeys over her final 16 holes.

Hankins also sits at 9-over after 36 holes. The senior sat in 10th following her first round, firing a 4-over 76. Hankins followed it up with a second-round 77.

Megan Knadler is tied for 33rd on the player leaderboard, after a 16-over day. Knadler fired a 10-over 82 in her first round before carding a 6-over 78 to wrap up the day.

Caitlyn Skavdahl shot a first-round 80 and second-round 81 to sit in a tie for 39th at 17-over after 36 holes. Kaylee Knadler is tied for 62nd after two rounds at 27-over.

Freshman Samantha Hui was the low individual for the Pokes on Saturday tying for 28th at 15-over after an 81 in her first round and a 78 in her second.

Michelle Nguyen is tied for 52nd heading into the final round at 20-over. Freshman Cristiana Ciasca is tied for 59th at 25-over.