LAWRENCE, Kan.- Seniors Hannah Martin and Natalie Samb finished in a tie for eleventh place in the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational at Alvamar Golf Course on Tuesday afternoon.
Martin and Samb led the Shockers the whole way. After the first two rounds finished on Monday, Martin was in a tie for 18th place, and Samb was in 23rd. For the tournament, they finished with an 18-over 234. Martin shot 78, 79, and 77 over the three rounds while Samb shot 78, 80 and 76. Abigail Laker of Arkansas State finished in first place with a 3-under 213(74-69-70).
For Martin, it is her second top-20 finish of the season after finishing in a tie for ninth place at the Chip-N-Club Invitational two weeks ago.
As a team, the Shockers shot a 963(326-323-314), improving their team score from the Chip-N-Club Invitational by ten shots, to finish alone in 10th place. Kansas, the tournament host, won the team competition with a score of 906(303-298-305).
The Shocker women are back in action October 1-2, when they head to Columbia, Mo. to take part in the Johnie Imes Invitational at Old Hawthorne Golf Course.
10 Wichita State Univ. 326 323 314 963
T11 Hannah Martin 78 79 77 234
T11 Natalie Samb 78 80 76 234
T52 Bryce Schroeder 85 80 81 246
T59 Sarah Gilbert 85 87 80 252
64 Madison Murphy 88 84 84 256