JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Murray State senior Raeysha Surendran moved up five places with a final round 77 for a 48th place finish in a strong field at the UNF Intercollegiate. The NCAA golf meet was played on the par-72, 5,926-yard course at the Jacksonville Golf & Country Club.
Surendran, who had recently won the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week award, had a final score line of 77-82-77=236.
Other scores from the Racers and finishes included Eliza Mae Kho, a freshman, who placed 55th on rounds of 78-80-80=238 and Payton Carter, another MSU freshman in 61st place on scores of 87-80-72=239. Her final round 72 was the best round of the event for the Racers. Senior Lucila Puente Rodriguez de Austria had scores of 80-86-80=246 for a spot in 73rd place and freshman Ana Picchi had scores of 92-87-82=261 for a spot in 87th place.
The Racers managed their best score of the event in the final round with a 309. MSU placed 16th on scores of 322-328-309=959.
Host North Florida won their home tournament at 888, with Seton Hall (892), Sam Houston (896), South Alabama (910) and Western Kentucky (913) rounding out the top-5. Ariane Klotz of Delaware and Brittany Shin of Fullerton shared the medalist win at 217.
Next up for the Racers is the Bama Beach Bash on March 20-22 at Gulf Shores Golf Club in Gulf Shores, Alabama.