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Katelyn Wright posts career-best finish for Huskers

Staff and University of Nebraska report

Incline Village native Katelyn Wright’s University of Nebraska women’s golf team captured its second team tournament title of the year by shooting a final-round 295 to finish with a three-round score of 874 this past Saturday in Tuscan, Ariz.

Wright fired a final-round 70 to finish with a career-best three-under-par 213, tying sophomore teammate Cassie Deeg for second in the final individual standings.

Alice Kim of Gonzaga was the tournament medalist, finishing with a six-under-par 210.

Wright’s tie for second marked the best finish of her Nebraska career, surpassing a tie for third at the 2012 Price’s “Give ‘Em Five” Intercollegiate.

The Huskers held off a final-round 291 from Kent State to beat the Golden Flashes by one stroke. Missouri finished third at 879 (293-299-287).

For their performance, both Wright and Deeg were named Big 10 Co-Women’s Golfers of the Week.

The Huskers return to action at the SMU/Dallas Athletic Club Invitational from April 4-6.