April 12, 2012
-- UVU's Lauren Ballenger
fired a final-round 75 Wednesday to finish in a tie for 44th at the Cowgirl Classic in helping the Wolverines move up one spot for a 22nd-place finish.
Ballenger was the only Wolverine to shoot all three rounds in the 70s (79-76-75).
She was 59th heading into the final day at the par-72, 6,184-yard Ocotillo Golf.
Lynn-Marie Nagel (80-77-82) tied for 84th, and Celeste Gish (86-78-83) and Brooke Bliss (81-81-85) tied for 109th.
Iowa (884) won the tournament by six shots over Colorado State (890) and Portland State (901) finished third.
Colorado State's Brianna Espinoza won the tournament at 8-under par.
The Wolverines are back in action April 23-25 when they host the Great West Conference Tournament at Alpine Country Club.