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Persson Paces No. 15 ISU To Fourth-Place Finish

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Release: 10/15/2013
         
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AUSTIN, Texas— Iowa State sophomore golfer Cajsa Persson continued her assault on the Iowa State record books this afternoon, tying for fifth as an individual to help the 15th-ranked Cyclones finish fourth at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational.

Persson broke the Cyclones’ 54-hole school record by carding a 6-under 210 with rounds of 69-69-72. Her consecutive 69s in the first two rounds earned her the distinction as the only Cyclone in school history to record back-to-back sub-70 rounds.

Persson, who is ranked 29th nationally in the Golfweek rankings, has placed in the top-10 in all three events this year for the Cyclones. Her 71.1 stroke average in nine rounds this season is on pace to shatter the single-season school mark.

Iowa State as a team shot a three-round 862 tally (291-282-289), the second-best 54-hole team score in school history. The tournament featured five teams ranked in the Golfweek top-30, including top-ranked and team champion UCLA (838).

Senior Sasikarn On-iam helped the Cyclone effort by tying for 14th with rounds of 70-72-73 (215). Her score ties for the ninth-best all-time in ISU history. Junior Chonlada Chayanun was one shot back of On-iam in a tie for 17th place at 216. Chayanun fired and even-par 72 this afternoon.

The Cyclones will wrap up their fall schedule at the Landfall Tradition, Oct. 25-27.

Team Results
1. UCLA 281-282-275= 838
2. Arizona State 283-283-282= 848
3. Miami 276-292-291= 859
4. Iowa State 291-282-289= 862
5. SMU 284-296-292= 872
6. Mississippi State 284-291-298= 873
    Tulane 288-295-290= 873
8. Denver 289-293-292= 874
9. San Diego State 290-297-291= 878
10. UNLV 291-296-292= 879
11. TCU 291-304-295= 890
       UTSA 292-303-295= 890
13. Texas 299-302-291= 892
14. Princeton 301-298-296= 895
       New Mexico 299-301-295= 895
16. Tennessee 299-308-302= 909
17. Furman 303-301-307= 911
18. Tulsa 313-312-305= 930

Iowa State Results
T5. Cajsa Persson 69-69-72=210
T14. Sasikarn On-iam 70-72-73= 215
T17. Chonlada Chayanun 75-69-72= 216
T35. Prima Thammaraks 77-72-72= 221
T64. Carmen Vidau 77-78-73= 228

Top Individuals
1. Alison Lee, UCLA 69-68-67=204
2. Bronte Law, UCLA 69-72-67=208
    Dana Finkelstein, UNLV 71-69-68=208
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