Fujitani Notches Career-Best Finish at ASU Invite

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Tempe, Ariz. -- Freshman Rachel Fujitani notched her best career finish to lead the University of Iowa women’s golf team in the final round of the Arizona State Invitational on Sunday.  The Hawkeyes finished 14th with a 54-hole score of 911 (+47).

No. 15 Arizona won the tournament with a 54-hole score of 852 (-12).  They are followed by No. 16 Washington (856; -8) and No. 50 Georgia (862; -2).

FUJITANI CARDS BEST FINISH

Freshman Rachel Fujitani fired four birdies in round three on her way to an 18-hole score of 74 (+2) in the final round.  She finished with a career-best 54-hole score of 221 (+5), tying for 29th -- a career-best finish.

COMPETING INDIVIDUALLY

Redshirt freshman Sarah Overton finished the third round with a score of 84 (+12).  She finished the tournament 80th with a three-round score of 246 (+30).

IOWA SCORECARD

14.

Iowa

304

303

304

+47

911

T-29.

Rachel Fujitani

76

71

74

+5

221

T-48.

Shawn Rennegarbe

73

77

76

+10

226

T-58.

Jessica Ip

74

80

76

+14

230

T-73.

Kristin Glesne

81

77

78

+20

236

77.

Stephanie Herzog

81

78

81

+24

240

QUOTING HEAD COACH MEGAN MENZEL

“Our spring schedule has been an awesome challenge and opportunity for us to compete with top-30 teams week in and week out.  atToday we played the last nine holes one over as a team and we have had many streaks this spring where our team has shown what we are capable of.  Rachel showed a lot of composure and is showing she is a difference maker in our line-up.”

UP NEXT

Iowa will travel to Carollton, Texas, to compete in the Bruzzy Challenge on April 1-3.

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