PULA, Italy – South Dakota State women's golfer Teresa Toscano helped her nation of Spain finish second in the 2019 European Ladies' Team Championship over the weekend.
Twenty participating teams played two rounds of stroke play over the first two days of the championship to determine bracket placement for match play. Toscano shot an even-par 144 (69-75) to sit tied for 26th overall among the 120 individual golfers.
Following stroke play, the top eight teams played in Flight A, with the next eight playing in Flight B and the bottom four in Flight C.
In order of the placement round finish, flight A consisted of Italy, Sweden, Germany, Scotland, Spain, Denmark, England and Ireland.
Spain opened match play by knocking off Scotland 4-3 in the quarterfinals. Toscano won her foursomes match 5-and-4 and earned Spain another point with a 2-up victory in singles.
In the semifinal match, Toscano won her foursomes match 3-and-2 to help Spain take down the top-seeded Italy 4-3 to reach the finals.
Spain fell 5-2 to Sweden in the finals.
Toscano will continue to represent Spain at the European Ladies' Amateur Championship in England on July 24-27.