In the final day of the 72-hole NCAA Division II National Championships in Pesimmon Ridge Golf Course in Louisville, Ky. on Saturday, Southwest Minnesota State junior Krista Weiszhaar had her best round of the tournament with an 11-over-par 83.
Weiszhaar, the third golfer in SMSU history to make the national tournament, finished in a tie for 54th place after shooting a four-day score of 339. She shot an 87 on Wednesday, 85 on Thursday and 84 on Friday.
Starting on the back nine, Weiszhaar began her round with a par before shooting five bogeys on the next six holes. She struggled on 17 with a double bogey before finishing her first nine holes with a par on the par-5 18th hole.
On the front-nine, Weiszhaar bogeyed three of the first four holes before putting together her best stretch of the day. Starting on the par-4 No. 5 hole, she strung together two straight pars. On the 349-yard No. 7 hole, Weiszhaar carded her third birdie of the tournament.
She finished the championship tournament with three birdies, 28 pars, 31 bogeys, eight double bogeys and two triple bogeys.
Winning the individual tournament was Abbey Gittings from Nova Southeastern (Fla.), with a four-day total of 298. She also helped Nova Southeastern to the team championship with a team score of 1,234, 20 strokes better than second-place Florida Southern.