Iowa Wesleyan golfer Trisha Meierotto is 49th at Augustana

Trisha Meierotto kicked off the women's golf season for Iowa Wesleyan finishing 49th at the Augustana Women's Golf Invitational on Thursday.

Trisha Meierotto

opened up the 2013 womenâ??s golf season on Thursday at the Augustana Womenâ??s Golf Invitational.

Meierotto was the lone Tigers golfer, finishing 49th overall.

Meierotto shot a 74 on the front nine and followed that up with an 87 on the back nine.

Jamie Lawrence of the host Vikings was the individual champion, shooting a 7 over par 79 for 18 holes.

Elmhurst College won the team title with a total score of 330. Ashford University finished second (335), followed by Augustana College (336).

The IWC womenâ??s golf team is set to head to the Simpson Womenâ??s Fall Invitational next on September 16 in Indianola, IA.