ANGELO, Texas – Aspen Escamilla reset multiple personal bests on her way to a seventh place finish at the ASU Concho Classic on Tuesday, Sept. 20.
The junior out of Midland, Texas recovered from four bogeys on the back nine to card six straight pars to shoot a six-over 78 in the second round at the Bentwood Country Club. Aspen Escamilla finished the tournament with a nine-over 153 two-round score, beating her previous two-round best of 161 at the 2021 BU Spring Break Classic by eight strokes.
Aspen Escamilla shot six-over for an average score of 4.30 on par fours, the sixth best score of the field. She also shot even par on par fives, tied for the seventh best score in the field on the longest holes at the Bentwood Country Club. Her 22 pars were tied for sixth most in the field.
As a team, the Lady Chaps finished fifth with a 62-over 638 two-round score. Lubbock Christian shot a 32-over 320 on the final day of the tournament. LCU was the third best team on par threes, shooting 18-over for an average score of 3.45 on the shortest holes.
Prestley Hammond jumped four spots between rounds after carding a six-over 78 in the second round. Hammond carded back-to-back birdies on the 16th and 17th holes to finish the back-nine at two-over par. She finished the tournament tied for 19th with a 15-over 159. Hammond recorded 17 pars during the tournament.
Lily Griffin also shot up four spots between rounds at the Concho Classic, shooting a six-over 78 in the second round. Griffin tallied three birdies in the second round and four for the entire tournament, tied for the fifth most in the field. She shot even-par on par threes, tied for the second-best score in the field and was just one of three athletes to shoot par or lower on par threes for the entire tournament. Griffin finished 26th with an 18-over 162 two-round score.
Alexandra Escamilla slipped down 16 spots between rounds, finishing 28th after recording a 14-over 86 in the second round. The youngest Escamilla sister finished the tournament with a 20-over 164 two-round score.
Jordyn Hall dropped three spots between rounds, finishing 36th with a 33-over 177 two-round score. Hall shot an 18-over 90 in the second round.
Brynlee Dyas wrapped up play as an individual, carding a nine-over 81 in the second round to finish the tournament with a 19-over 163 and a 27th place showing. Kyra Schmul improved by five strokes in the second round, shooting a 13-over 85 to finish 35th with a 31-over 175 two-round score.
Texas A&M International and host Angelo State both tied for the event championship, shooting a 35-over 611 for the tournament. Maria Sierra Sanz of Angelo State won the individual championship after shooting a one-over 73 in the second round and a five-over 149 for the entire tournament.
The Lady Chaps will have almost a month off before heading to Lawton, Okla. for the Oklahoma Intercollegiate at Cameron University beginning on Oct. 10.