The University of Colorado women golfers posted their second-best team score of the tournament Tuesday in the final round of the Arizona Wildcat Invitational at Tucson, Ariz., moving up three positions to finish 10th.

The Buffaloes shot 7-over par in their final 18 holes for their eighth top-10 finish of the year. Colorado closed the event with a 31-over par total.

Host Arizona was the only squad to post a subpar team score on the final day as the Wildcats won their own tournament with a 7-under-par 857. Arizona State came in second with an 868 and UNLV finished third with an 876.

"We played a little bit better today, but still left a lot of shots out there," Colorado head coach Anne Kelly said. "It wasn't our best putting week overall."

Junior Esther Lee led the way for the Buffaloes on Tuesday, posting a 2-under-par 70 and finished with a team-best 220, 4-over par. In the individual standings, Lee finished tied for 18th overall.

Junior Natalie Vivaldi carded a 3-over-par 75 to wrap up the tournament at 8-over par on the 6,492-yard, par 72 Sewailo Club course. She finished tied for 33rd.

Sophomore Brittany Fan went 2-over on the day and finished tied for 37th at 9-over par.

Arizona's Krystal Quihuis jumped from fourth to first place and won by a single stroke when she posted a 7-under par, 209 total.

Results CU INDIVIDUALS

T18. Esther Lee ......................73-77-70—220


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T33. Natalie Vivaldi.................70-79-75—224

T37. Brittany Fan.....................80-71-74—225

T43. Alexis Keating..................72-79-76—227

73. Allie Zech ............................79-82-76—237

TOP 5 INDIVIDUALS

1. Krystal Quihuis, Arizona...............68-71-70—209

2. Linnea Strom, Arizona State..........67-68-75—210

3. Monica Vaughn, Arizona State......71-72-68—211

T4. Daniela Darquea, Miami..............69-69-74—212

T4. Dewi Weber, Miami ......................71-67-74—212

TOP 10 TEAM SCORES

1. Arizona ..................282-293-282—857

2. Arizona State..........285-289-294—868

3. UNLV.......................289-295-292—876

4. Miami.......................294-291-298—883

T5. Baylor.....................292-299-293—884

T5. Purdue....................288-294-302—884

7. South Carolina..........297-290-300—887

8. Michigan....................294-300-294—888

9. Vanderbilt...................298-292-300—890

10. Colorado ...........294-306-295—895