BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Jacksonville University Women’s Golf wrapped up its first event of the season with a sixth-place finish at the Hoover Invitational on Tuesday.

Ashley Huffman finished in the top 20 in his first collegiate event to beat the Dolphins.

After a rocky start, the Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida native found a good rhythm, going par on six of seven holes at one point in her first nine of the day. She went par on all but one hole to close her round with a T16 finish.

Casey Powell also finished in the top 25 for JU, placing T21. She pared on back-to-back holes to start the day and finished her round with seven in total.

Susana Olivares shot the lowest round of the day by a dolphin and climbed seven sports in the final standings. She made five consecutive pars on her second-sixth holes and closed her round with two birdies and five pars.

Jenna Fonda was the Dolphins’ highest climber in the final standings, as she climbed nine spots on her final lap. She started strong, with a birdie on her fourth hole and bogey-free golf on her first eight holes of the day. She finished her round with three straight pars to close it.

Ivete Rodriguesplaying in his first career collegiate event, found a good rhythm on his back nine, making seven straight pars to end it.

Powell shot par-3s, matching the course’s best score on such holes. Huffman was JU’s leading scorer at Par-4s and Par-5s, shooting tied at the latter. Olivares had a team-high 34 pars, while Huffman and Powell both had seven birdies in total.

The Dolphins are back in action at the Jupiter Women’s Invitational, starting Monday, Oct. 3 at Johnathan’s Landing Golf Club in Boca Raton, Fla.