Mesa, Ariz. - Cassie Deeg finished with a three-round total of 229 to lead the Nebraska women's golf team to a tie for 13th at the Clover Cup on Sunday.
Deeg, a true freshman from Hugo, Minn., managed a three-over-par 75 in the final round to close the 54-hole event at the Longbow Golf Club in a tie for 38th. Her 75 Sunday followed a second-round 75 Saturday after an opening-round 79.
Junior Katelyn Wright added a three-round total of 234 (77-77-80) to tie for 59th, while Cassidy Stelzmiller added NU's third-best individual finish in the first lineup appearance of her career. Stelzmiller, a redshirt freshman from Placerville, Calif., tied for 68th at 237 (80-78-79).
Junior Steffi Neisen settled for a three-round total of 240 (76-80-80) to tie for 77th, while redshirt freshman Morgan Smejkal rounded out the NU lineup in a tie for 86th at 246 (81-86-79). Fellow redshirt freshman Jackie O'Doherty tied Smejkal at 246 (81-82-83) while playing as an individual outside the Husker lineup.
Nebraska tied for 13th in the 16-team field with a three-round total of 937. Oklahoma won the tournament with a score of 862, while SMU finished a distant second at 880.
Tulsa's Kristina Merkle captured medalist honors with a 54-hole total of 210, including a final-round 66. Oklahoma's Chirapat Jao-Javanil finished second at 212.
Clover Cup Host: Notre Dame March 9-10, 2013 Par 72, 6,209 Yards