Foster claims second career top-10 for Auburn at Mason Rudolph

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Foster claims second career top-10 for Auburn at Mason Rudolph

Anna Foster Credit: Shanna Lockwood/AU Athletics

Elm Park’s Anna Foster picked up her second top-10 for Auburn as the Tigers kicked their season into gear with a fifth place finish at the Mason Rudolph Championship.

The Tigers shot 284 (-4) for the second straight day and finished at 2-under for the weekend with Foster firing a one-under par 71 that included four birdies to sign off in style.

“It was about time we made some putts,” Auburn head coach Melissa Luellen said. “This team has such a strong belief with a strong finish on the last five holes. Within a span of 20 minutes, we went from ninth place to fourth. Team golf is so crazy, but that’s why I love it.”

Sophomore Foster shot under par all three days to finish in a tie for 10th at four-under. Senior Mychael O’Berry saved her best round for last with a 70 (-2) in the third round. It was the second straight round in the red for O’Berry who was four-under on Sunday’s back nine with four birdies and finished tied for 31st overall at 2-over.

That was the same score as Forrest Little’s Julie McCarthy who closed out her tournament with an even par 72.

Oregon won the Mason Rudolph Championship at 26-under par (838), followed by Alabama (852), Florida (853), Kentucky (861), Auburn (862), Vanderbilt (866), Georgia (866), Ohio State (866), Louisville (867), Washington (867), Mississippi State (872), Clemson (872), Northwestern (878), Middle Tennessee (882) and Chattanooga (885).

Auburn will travel to Ohio next to play in the prestigious Barbara Nicklaus Cup where they will be joined the by the Auburn men’s team. The event will be held Oct. 4-5.

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