Trojans have pair of top-20 finishes in Arizona

Little Rock (LR) women’s golf placed sixth in the Rio Verde Invitational this weekend in Rio Verde, Ariz.

Two Trojan golfers earned top-20 finishes, as Sabrina Bonanno finished tied for 11th and Lucy Owen tied for 19th.

Bonanno, a senior from Norridge, Ill., shot a 75 in all three rounds to finish 9-over par (225) and had nine birdies, tying for second among the field.

Owen, a junior from New Zealand, shot a 228, 12-over par.

Akron’s Danielle Nicholson won the event with a score of 214, 2-under par.

Pernille Orlien of Little Rock finished tied for 34th, while Emelie Blennow and Thea Wakeford-Wesmann finished tied for 63rd and 67th, respectively.

Little Rock’s next appearance will be March 12-13 at the WKU Spring Break Shootout in Tampa, Fla.

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