SIOUX FALLS — The South Dakota State women’s golf team was picked to finish third in the Summit League, the league office announced on Wednesday. South Dakota was picked third.
Denver cumulated 64 points and eight first-place votes to secure the number one spot in the rankings. Oral Roberts (53), South Dakota State (49) and North Dakota State (48) rounded out the top-five.
SDSU’s Teresa Toscano and USD’s Julia Hall were among the 11 golfers chosen by the league coaches to watch this season.
Toscano sits second in the Summit League standings headed into the second half of the season, while the Jackrabbits rank fourth as a team.
The Coyotes are led by Emma Sabbagh and Hall who shot an average of 77.2 and 77.4, respectively, during the fall season. Sabbagh placed in the top-five once while Hall placed in the top-10 once as well.