KAYSVILLE, Utah, Aug. 30 – Freshman Taylor Viquelia shot 3-over par 74 to lead Southern Utah as the Thunderbirds finished third at Weber State’s Wildcat Invitational on Friday.

Viquelia finished tied for fifth four shots off the pace of Utah Valley’s Brooke Bliss, who led the Wolverines to a two-shot team win over host Weber State. Utah Valley finished at 296, with Weber State checking in at 298 and SUU at 305. Idaho State was well off the pace in fourth place at 326.

Junior Monica Jung was second among Thunderbirds in eighth place at 5-over par 76 over the par 71, 6,149-yard Davis Park Golf Club course, while Nicole Thomas finished in a tie for 12th at 77 and Rynae Baca was 16th at 78. Freshman Melanie Stark rounded out the Thunderbirds’ scoring at 7-over 79 while SUU junior Shantell Spackman and freshman Carly Parsons, playing as individuals, finished 24th at 81 and 26th at 84, respectively.

The Thunderbirds compete next at Utah Valley’s Hobble Creek Invitational, beginning Sept. 9.

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