Women’s Golf Finishes Carmel Cup in Fifth Place

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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – The No. 22 Arkansas women’s golf team wrapped up the fall season opening weekend with a fifth-place finish at the Carmel Cup. In a competitive eight-team field that included six programs (including Arkansas) that played at the 2022 NCAA Championship and the NCAA Champion at Stanford, the Razorbacks finished the weekend 28 times to finish in fifth place.

Arkansas had +11 on Sunday, while Mississippi State edged the Hogs in shooting a 361 (+1) as a team. The Razorbacks finished four strokes behind the fourth-placed Bulldogs and five ahead of sixth-placed Texas Tech.

Junior Miriam Ayora led the Hogs with a total of 220 points in three rounds (72-74-74) over the weekend. Her total score of 4 over par brought her to a tie at five for 13th place.

Reagan Zibilski was the second-lowest scoring Hog in her college debut. She finished with a six of 222 (73-72-77) to finish 20th. Newcomer Kendall Todd had her best round on Sunday with an even par of 72. Todd’s final score of 223 (75-76-72) moved her to 21st place.

Ela Anacona followed just behind Todd in 22nd. The senior shot a 74 in the final round to compile a total of 223 (73-77-74) in California. Kajal Mistry shot two in the final round, which was highlighted by four birdies. Mistry scored 225 (78-73-74) to finish in a five-way tie for 24th. Julia Gregg scored a 231 (80-71-80) to tie for 40th.

Arkansas finished the weekend with 50 birdies, fourth most among the field. All of the Hogs collected at least seven birdies apiece over the weekend, led by Zibilski’s 10. The Hogs also performed well in par-3s with the second-best team average of 2.96.

FINAL INDIVIDUAL SCORES
T13 – Miriam Ayora: 72-74-74 – 220 (+4)
20 – Reagan Zibilski: 73-72-77 – 222 (+6)
21 – Kendall Todd: 75-76-72 – 223 (+7)
T22 – Ela Anacona: 73-77-74 – 224 (+8)
T24 – Kajal Mistry: 78-73-74 – 225 (+9)
T40 – Julia Gregg: 80-71-80 – 231 (+15)

FINAL TEAM SCORES (SIX-COUNT FIVE)
1 – Stanford: 358-355-355 – 1068 (-12)
2 – Texas A&M: 358-364-359 – 1081 (+1)
3 – Oklahoma State: 366-370-360 – 1096 (+16)
4 – State of Mississippi: 380-363-361 – 1104 (+24)
5 – Arkansas: 371-366-371 – 1108 (+28)
6 – Texas Tech: 377-372-364 – 1113 (+33)
7 – Oklahoma: 384-372-382 – 1138 (+58)
8 – Vanderbilt: 392-368-379 – 1139 (+59)

NEXT
The Razorbacks will host the Blessings Collegiate Invitational by Tyson Foods from Monday, October 3 through Wednesday, October 5. Tournament coverage will air on the Golf Channel.

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