TCU Women's Golf Heads to Austin
Oct. 12, 2013
FORT WORTH, Texas -- The 44th-ranked TCU women's golf team begins play Sunday at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational in Austin, Texas.
The Horned Frogs will be in their fourth tournament in a 23-day stretch.
TCU is playing in the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational for the second straight fall. The Horned Frogs finished 13th at last year's event.
The 2013 Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational will be held at the par 72, 6,143-yard University of Texas Golf Club. The 54-hole tournament will be played over three days with live scoring available at www.BirdieFire.com.
In addition to TCU and host Texas, the 18-team field includes Arizona State, Denver, Furman, Iowa State, Miami, Mississippi State, New Mexico, Princeton, San Diego State, SMU, Tennessee, Tulane, Tulsa, UCLA, UNLV and UTSA.
TCU's lineup in Austin will feature Sanna Nuutinen, April McCoy, Alex White, Alex Sborov and Kortnie Maxoutopoulis. Nuutinen and McCoy are the only two Horned Frogs to play in last year's Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational.
Nuutinen, McCoy, White and Maxoutopoulis have played in the three previous tournaments this season, while Sborov, a freshman from Pleasanton, Calif., will make her TCU debut. Maxoutopoulis and Sborov were teammates at Foothill High School.
Nuutinen has a team-best 73.7 stroke average. The senior from Helsinki, Finland, tied for 12th at last week's Schooner Fall Classic. She opened the season with a third-place finish at the Golfweek Conference Challenge.
Maxoutopoulis is second on TCU with a 74.9 mark. She has a pair of top-25 finishes this season.
White and McCoy have 76.6 and 76.8 averages, respectively. White opened play at the Schooner Fall Classic with a career-best 70.
After a season opening third-place result at the Golfweek Conference Challenge, TCU has finished 11th in its last two tournaments.