Arriaga concludes UTSA career at NCAA Regional on Saturday
CLE ELUM, Wash. — UTSA senior Fabiola Arriaga wrapped up her UTSA career by finishing 49th at the NCAA West Regional, which concluded Saturday at Tumble Creek Club (par 72. 6,252 yards) at Suncadia Resort.
Arriaga carded a 5-over-par 77 in windy conditions in the final round while moving up 13 spots from a tie for 62nd in the 126-player field. The Torreon, Mexico, native battled back from a 41 on the front nine with an even-par 36 on the back on a day that saw an average score of 79.56. She finished in a five-way tie for 49th with a 232 (77-78-77), which was good for third among the six individuals selected to compete in the tournament.
The first Roadrunner to participate in four NCAA postseasons and to earn four first-team all-conference certificates, Arriaga closed out her collegiate career with a 74.97 stroke average, 20 top-10 finishes and a pair of outright victories, including the Conference USA Championship last month.
Noemi Jimenez of Arizona State captured the individual title with a 3-under 213 (67-74-72), while USC won the team crown with a 12-over 876 (284-294-298).