Mocs Open in 15th after 18 Holes in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas --- The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's golf team is in 15th-place after 18 holes at the 37th Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational.  The Mocs shot 314  and is two shots behind Oklahoma in 14th and two shots clear of Tulsa.

No. 1 UCLA leads at 295.  Texas is one shot back at 296, while No. 22 TCU is in third, three strokes back at 298.

The UT Golf Club was stingy allowing just five birdies to the Mocs on the day.  By comparison, the host and second-place Longhorn squad managed nine in its 18 holes.

Junior Emma de Groot led Chattanooga with a three-over par 75 and is tied for 22nd.  Maria Juliana Loza's 77 (+5) included 13 pars and five bogeys.  She is tied for 41st. 

Katie Taylor is tied for 74th at 81, while Christine Wolf and Moa Duf each shot 82 and are tied for 80th.

Shannon Fish of Texas and Sarah Zwartynski of Texas A&M are the individual leaders after two-under par 70s.  UCLA's Stephanie Kono and Stanford Kristina Wong are tied for third at 71 (-1).  Fish is playing as an individual not counting to the Texas score.

Click on the tee times link above to see who the Mocs are paired with along with what time they tee off.  Times listed online are Central.


1) No. 1 UCLA


295 (+7)

2) Texas


296 (+8)

3) No. 22 TCU


298 (+10)

T4) Oregon


299 (+11)

T4) No. 25 Texas A&M


299 (+11)

6) No. 17 Vanderbilt


300 (+12)

T7) No. 7 Arizona


301 (+13)

T7) Northwestern


301 (+13)

9) No. 10 Stanford


302 (+14)

10) Notre Dame


303 (+15)

T11) No. 23 New Mexico


305 (+17)

T11) Washington


305 (+17)

13) No. 24 UC Davis


311 (+23)

14) Oklahoma


313 (+25)

15) Chattanooga


315 (+27)

16) Tulsa


317 (+29)



T22) Emma de Groot


75 (+3)

T41) Maria Juliana Loza


77 (+5)

T74) Katie Taylor


81 (+9)

T80) Moa Duf


82 (+10)

T80) Christine Wolf


82 (+10)


>Chattanooga started on the 10th hole and was paired with Vanderbilt and Oregon.

>15 of the 16 teams in the field are ranked in the top 50 including Chattanooga at No. 44...Oklahoma is the only team on the outside of the top 50...Three top 10 teams including No. 1 UCLA along with five others in the top 25.

>Emma de Groot is ranked No. 46 nationally on Golfstat...She is one of 27 top 100 players in the field and 15 in the top 50...Four of the top 10 are competing led by No. 3 Marina Alex of Vandy.

>de Groot had the fewest bogeys in a round this season today with zero...she, Christine Wolf and Maju Loza all held the previous mark of one...she did have two double bogeys.

>Loza had 13 pars and five bogeys on the day...It marked the 40th time a Mocs golfer had no worse than a bogey on her card.

>Birdies (Counters by Round):  5 (5/-/-).  Wolf 2 (2/-/-), de Groot 1 (1/-/-), Duf 1 (1/-/-), Taylor 1 (1/-/-).

>Pars (Counters by Round):  41 (41/-/-).  de Groot 15, Loza 13 (13/-/-), Duf 9 (9/-/-), Taylor 9 (9/-/-), Wolf 9 (9/-/-). is the official website of the Chattanooga Mocs.  The Mocs can also be followed on their official Facebook page,, or on Twitter,
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