During the weekend of Friday, April 12, UMHB’s women’s golf team won its twelfth conference championship in program history. The championship was held in Glen Rose on the Comanche Lakes Course at the Squaw Valley Golf Club. The tournament lasted three days and had a total of 54 holes. Nine different teams competed in the tournament, including teams from Hardin-Simmons University, Concordia University and Howard Payne University.
The Cru finished the conference championship with a team total of 953, taking them to first place and securing the championship title. This was an outstanding performance by the women’s team. Olivia Robinson, a senior public relations major from Deer Park, won an individual medal for her outstanding performance and was named ASC Golfer of the Year.
Freshman Victoria Gleghorn from Nacogdoches tied for fourth place with a score of 241. Senior Cassidy Rawls from Snyder finished in ninth place with a score of 243. Freshman Jade Ming and sophomore Annie Hasselbach tied for sixteenth place with scores of 252. This fantastic performance by the women’s team carried them into the NCAA Division III National Championship. This tournament will be held at the Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston from Tuesday, May 14 to Friday, May 17. UMHB will co-host the tournament.