The Michigan women’s golf team knew it needed to win for any legitimate chance of qualifying for the NCAA Regional tournament. But the Wolverines couldn’t surmount the heaping task and finished seventh with a score of 883, thus ending their season.
Michigan finished eighth at the Bryan National Collegiate.
The Wolverines struggled through their first competition of the spring season, finishing 10th out of 13 teams.
It turned out to be just a two-day event, in which Michigan finished in 11th place with a total score of 593.
The Wolverines finished in 12th place out of a strong 18-team field at the Ruth’s Chris Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C.with a three-day score of 875.
The Wolverines got off to a strong start, leading the field through Sunday. They couldn’t keep up, however, and steadily collapsed over the course of the tourney.
Throughout the weekend, the Wolverines came up just short of victories as a team. But there are still positive takeaways from the tournament for Michigan.
Before this weekend, Michigan had competed at the Big Ten Championships 36 times without an individual champion. This time was different.
The Wolverines notched a sixth-place finish at the Lady Buckeye Invitational in their season finale.
Sunday’s total put the Wolverines at a weekend total of 885 – 21 over par – and leapfrogged them to eighth place over No. 12 Wake Forest.