CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The University of Iowa women’s golf team finished in a tie for second at the Chattanooga Classic at Black Creek Club. The Hawkeyes ended with a 52-hole score of 894 (+30).
Iowa finished atop the leaderboard for “Par 4 Scoring” with an average score of 4.20 and finished second in total number of pars (165).
Sophomore Morgan Goldstein finished tied for third after shooting a season best 221 (+5). Goldstein finished second in Par-4 scoring and shot a career low-69 in the second round.
Sophomore Jacque Galloway ended the tournament tied for fifth after tying her season best 52-hole score of 222 (+6). Galloway had the fourth most pars in the tournament (38) which included 16 in her final round.
Klara Wildhaber also remained in the top ten after the final round at Black Creek Club. The freshman from Switzerland took seventh with a tournament score of 223 strokes (+7). After shooting an 18-hole score of 72 on five different occasions this season, Wildhaber finally got over hump with a second round 69 (-3) Monday in Chattanooga.
Junior Manuela Lizarazu improved each round over the two days of golf, including moving up sixteen spots on the leaderboard Tuesday to finish tied for 26th (231, +15). Sophomore Lea Zeitler also moved up on Tuesday’s leaderboard to 48th with a final round 76 (+4) adding to her total of 237 (+21).
The Hawkeyes will compete in-state for the first time this season as they head to Cedar Falls, Iowa, April 10-11, to compete against Northern Iowa.