RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. – Cal State Fullerton finished in a tie for 15th place Wednesday as they concluded their stop at the Farms Invitational hosted by San Diego State at the Farms Golf Course in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
The Titans shot a collective 83-over 947 at the competition after shooting a 34-over 322 in the final round on Wednesday. They finished tied with Xavier and seven shots behind 14th place Oregon and 11 shots back of Big West counterpart UC Irvine. The tournament was stacked with tough competition as six teams ranked in the top-25 and 16 teams ranked in the top-100 competed at the Farms Invitational.
USC, which came in ranked No. 1 in the country according to the GolfStat Head-to-Head rankings, won the competition. They shot a 3-under 861 in the three rounds, the only team to finish with a collective score under par.
Martina Edberg was the top finisher for the Titans, shooting a 16-over 232 for the three rounds. Edberg shot a 5-over 77 in the third round, her second straight 77 of the tournament, and placed in a tie for 49th place, 24 shots back of individual champion Karen Chung from USC, who finished 8-under par.
Tisha Alyn Abrea entered the final day in a tie for 41st place but dropped down to a tie for 58th place by the end of the third round after shooting an 11-over 83 on Wednesday. It was the first time this season that Abrea failed to shoot a round in the 70s at a competition. She finished the invitational with a 19-over 235.
Makayla Mier finished tied for 75th place after shooting a 10-over 82 on Wednesday to put her overall score at a 25-over 241. Dakota Brown was close behind with a 31-over 247 for the three-day competition after shooting an 88 on Wednesday.
Nadine Rivera rounded out the Titans performers as she had her best round of the week, shooting an 8-over 80 on Wednesday. In her first competition of the season, Rivera finished with a 42-over 258 and placed 90th overall, improving her score in each round.
The Titans will return to the links on April 7 when they take part in The Gold Rush at the Yorba Linda Country Club.