Rockets win first tournament of spring at Ball State Sunshine Invitational

February 11, 2017 | Athletics, News
By Steve Easton

The Toledo women’s golf team won its opening tournament of the spring Feb. 11 with a 12-stroke victory over Southern Illinois at the Ball State Sunshine Invitational in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

The Rockets carded a 74-over par 938 (316-314-308) and shot their best round of the event Saturday with a 20-over par 308 to post their fifth top three showing in six tournaments this season.

Junior Napaphan Phongpaiboon paced the Rockets at 18-over par 234 and finished alone in fourth place in the individual standings.

Sophomore Pinyada Kuvanun tied for seventh place at 20-over par 236, while sophomore Pimchanok Kawil and freshman Saranlak Tumfong tied for 12th place at 24-over par 240. Sophomore Natcha Daengpiem tied for 18th place at 25-over par 241.

Freshman Thunpijja Sukkasem tied for first place in the overall standings at 15-over par 231 but competed as an individual along with sophomore Hannah Kochendoerfer (tied for 35th/251).

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