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IU closes out fall season with a fourth place finish in Atlanta



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Freshman golfer Mary Parsons finishes her swing after a drive at the Bettie Lou Evans Invitational in Lexington, Kentucky, on Oct. 6. Parsons and the Hoosiers finished in sixth place at the Lady Buckeye Invitational. Courtesy Photo Buy Photos

IU’s women’s golf team completed its fall season with a fourth place finish at the Alexa Stirling Invitational this weekend with a score of 896, which was 32 over-par.

The Hoosiers had their best finish of the year in the 11-team field. The team was led by sophomore Mary Parsons who tied for fifth place in the tournament with a three round score of 221. Parsons's weekend was highlighted by a 69 in the second round. Freshman Alexis Miestowski finished just one stroke behind Parsons for the best finish of her career. She concluded the weekend with the sixth most birdies in the tournament with nine, including three in her final round

IU finished behind the weekend’s champion, Louisville, as well as Auburn and Virginia Tech. The Hoosiers were sitting firmly in fifth place after the first and second round of the weekend but defeated 29th-ranked Georgia by 12 strokes in the final round to claim sole possession of fourth place by nine totals strokes.

The Hoosiers are off until they travel to Puerto Rico for the Lady Puerto Rico Classic from Feb. 10-12.

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