Southern California began its dominance early and never turned back.
The Trojans were one of the competitors OSU’s women’s golf team faced at the ICON Invitational in Humble, Texas.
No. 23 USC posted a 25-under mark in the first day of competition, which was made up of 36 holes at The Golf Club of Houston. USC won the event Tuesday with a final tally of 39-under par— the lowest of a tournament this year for the team.
The field of the University of Houston hosted tournament boasted seven top- 30 teams in the 15-team field.
While the Trojans dominated the event the race for second place was highly competitive through the 54-hole tournament. Illinois, OSU and Texas Tech went back-and-forth for runner-up honors.
Illinois eventually won the race, posting a team score of 24-under-par.
For the Cowgirls, they finished third in the event with a final tally of 19-under. All five Cowgirls finished the event under par.
The Cowgirls lineup was led by Han-Hsuan Yu in the No. 5 spot. She posted a 5-under tally for the event and finished in a tie for ninth.
Maddison Hinson-Tolchard birdied five of her final seven holes to finish at 4-under and tied for 11th.
The Cowgirls have finished in third in two consecutive events.