NEW ORLEANS -- University of Houston junior Leonie Harm posted an even-par 72 in the Final Round on Tuesday to lead the Cougars and tie for 17th with a score of 223 at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Championship.
The Cougars posted a team score of 300 in Tuesday's Final Round and finished 10th with a three-day score of 904 on the 6,239-yard, par-72 course.
Harm, who stands at No. 4 in the latest Palmer Cup rankings for Team International, led the Cougars with four birdies Tuesday, including two on her first five holes to earn her 13th top-20 finish in her last 14 tournaments.
No. 14 Florida captured the team championship with a score of 873. No. 12 USC finished second at 882, while No. 11 Michigan State (888), No 35 NC State (893), SMU (895), LSU (897), No. 40 North Carolina (897), No. 10 Oklahoma State (898) and No. 25 Miami (Fla.) (899) rounded out the top-nine leaders.
Florida's Sierra Brooks posted her third straight sub-par round to capture medalist honors with a score of 7-under 209. She finished four strokes ahead of Michigan State's Allyson Geer and USC's Jennifer Change. Allisen Corpus (USC) and Elin Esborn (Florida) tied for fourth at 214.
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FINAL ROUND on TUESDAY
The tournament wraps up with an 8 a.m. shotgun start Tuesday. For Tuesday's Final Round, the Cougars will compete in groups with student-athletes from Oklahoma State and Oregon
Elich will be in the first group off No. 10 with Thothong (second group off No. 10), Tibiletti (first group off No. 11), Harm (second group off No. 11) and Andersen (second group off No. 12) competing.
Following the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Championship, the Cougars play host to their own The Dickson on Feb. 26-27 at The Woodlands Country Club in The Woodlands, Texas.
From there, Houston will compete at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational on March 13-14 at Kaheohe Klipper Golf Club in Oahu, Hawai'i.
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Houston Women's Golf Finishes 10th at Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate