COLLEGE STATION, Texas-The Texas A&M women's golf team will compete Sunday through Tuesday at the Alamo Invitational in San Antonio.
The Aggies are returning after the team tied for fifth at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship Oct. 12-14 in Knoxville, Tennessee. At that same tournament, senior women's golfer Mary Michael Maggio placed third individually. Maggio carded three birdies to have a three-day score of 213 (-3).
The senior standout has had two top-five finishes this season, as she finished first individually in the Liz Murphey Fall Preview in October.
Maggio will be joined in team play at the Alamo Invitational by junior Katerina Ruzickova, junior Natalie Reeves, senior Sarah Beth Davis and junior Chelsea Mocio, while senior Aly Smith will compete as an individual.
The 54-hole tournament is hosted by the University of Texas at San Antonio and will be held at the Golf Club of Texas at Briggs Ranch. The course is a typical par-72 and stretches an impressive 7,022 yards and will host the 2012 USGA Women's Mid-Amateur Championship. Furthermore, Golfweek ranked the course as the top residential course in Texas for six years in a row.
The first round of the tournament will begin Sunday morning at 11 a.m. with the Aggies teeing off at 11:40 a.m. on the first hole. A&M will be paired with LSU and Baylor. Smith will tee off at 12:20 p.m. from the 10th hole with individuals from Baylor and UTSA. Live scoring for the event can be found at GolfStat.com.
The Alamo Invitational
Oct. 28-30, 2012
The Golf Club of Texas at Briggs Ranch (par 72/7,022 yards)-San Antonio, Texas
The Field (15 teams): Baylor, Colorado, East Carolina, Kentucky, Louisville, LSU, Nebraska, North Texas, Oklahoma, SMU, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Texas State, Tulane, UTSA
Format: Team stroke play, 54 holes
Defending Champions: UTSA (866, +2); Fabiola Arriaga, UTSA (213, -3)
Round 1: Sunday
Round 2: Monday
Round 3: Tuesday
A&M lineup: Mary Michael Maggio (Sr.), Katerina Ruzickova (Jr.), Natalie Reeves (Jr.), Sarah Beth Davis (Sr.)Chelsea Mocio (Jr.). Individual - Aly Smith (Sr.)
Live Scoring: Golfstat.com
Up Next: Feb. 15-17 at Mash Up Invitational, Tallahassee, Florida