MAYETTA — The Fort Hays State women's golf team claimed an eighth-place finish at the MIAA Women's Championship, hosted at Firekeeper Golf Course, a 5,880-yard, par-72 course. The Tigers shot rounds of 342, 341 and 323 to finish 142-over par (1006) for the tournament.
Senior Taylor DeBoer led Fort Hays State as she earned a tie for 23rd individually. DeBoer fired a first round score of 82 before finishing with identical 78's to finish 22-over par (238) for the week. She finished the tournament with a team-high six birdies on the scorecard.
Hannah Perkins captured a solo 35th-place finish overall after shooting rounds of 88, 83 and 77 to post an overall score of 248. Perkins carded five birdies throughout the week. Katie Brungardt finished solo 40th with scores of 86, 87 and back to 86 in the third round. Brungardt carded an overall score of 259 while making three birdies and an eagle on a par four in the championship.
Kira Mestl posted round of 86, 93, and 82 to finish in a tie for 41st. Mestl picked up two birdies for the week. Kelsey McCarthy fired rounds of 91, 99 and 88. McCarthy finished with one birdie in the championship.
Northeastern State claimed the team title with an aggregate score of 38-over par (902). Central Missouri finished runner-up with rounds of 304, 296 and 305 (905), while Central Oklahoma captured third with a 920. Shi Qing Ong of Missouri Western grabbed the individual crown with a 1-under par score (215) for the tournament.