March 15, 2011
KANEOHE, Hawaii – The University of Notre Dame women’s golf team concluded the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational carded a three-round total of 904 (+25) for a third-place finish at the Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course in Kaneohe, Hawaii. Senior So-Hyun Park (Seoul, South Korea/Bradenton Prep Academy) led the Irish with a 54-hole total of 225 (+9) and a tie for seventh place.
Freshman Kristina Nhim (Cypress, Calif./Cypress) finished in a 12th-place tie as she rounded out the tournament with a 78 (+6). Nhim registered a three-round total of 227 (+11).
Freshman Nicole Zhang (Calgary, Alberta/Bishop Carroll) tied for 14th place and recorded an 81 (+9) in her final round of the tournament for a two-day score of 228 (+12).
Becca Huffer (Denver, Colo./Littleton) recorded a 75 (+3) in the final 18 holes. The junior tied for 17th after registering 229 (+13) in the tournament. Rounding out the Irish lineup, senior-captain Katie Conway (Wading River, N.Y./Shoreham-Wading) carded an 18-over par score of 234 in the event.
The Irish return to action when they tee it up on March 21 when they travel to Stockbridge, Ga. for the John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate Classic two-day event.
Notre Dame Individual Totals:
T7. So-Hyun Park (74-72-79-225/+9)
T12. Kristina Nhim (77-72-78-227/+11)
T14. Nicole Zhang (72-75-81-228/+12)
T17. Becca Huffer (75-79-75-229/+13)
T37. Katie Conway (79-74-81-234/+18)
Top-Five Team Totals
1. Arizona State (887/+23)
2. Arizona (902/+38)
3. NOTRE DAME (904/+40)
4. UNLV (908/+44)
5. Nevada (918/+54)