Wigger Ties for Seventh at Harder Hall Invitational
Jan. 11, 2006
SEBRING, Fla. – Virginia junior Leah Wigger (Louisville, Ky.) tied for seventh at the 51st annual Harder Hall Invitational on Saturday.
Wigger shot a 77 in the final round for a 301 (+13) total after 72 holes.
Playing in her first event, freshman Kristen Simpson (Norfolk, Va.) tied for 32nd with a 320 (+32). She fired a low round of 79 in the first and final rounds. Junior Ashley Mayo (Aventura, Fla.) finished 38th with a 327 (+39).
Junior Kira Mayo (Aventura, Fla.), junior Lindsay Robinson (Huntington, W.V.), and freshman Carly Truitt (Marysville, Ohio) also participated in the amateur event, but missed the cut after the second round.
Overall, Arkansas’ Stacy Lewis captured medalist honors with a two-under 286. After opening with back-to-back 69s, Lewis played the last two rounds 4 over for a 2-under 286 total as central Florida temperatures dipped into the 30s and winds picked up. The Arkansas sophomore finished 11 shots in front of Augusta State’s Garrett Phillips, who closed with a 297 (+9). Auburn’s Abigale Schepperle shot her second consecutive 73 to finish alone in third with a 298 (+10), while UNC-Wilmington’s Michelle Jarman (76) came in fourth with a 299 (+11). [for complete results, visit www.GolfWeek.com]
Virginia opens its spring schedule on Feb. 19-21 at the Papa John’s Collegiate in Coral Gables, Fla.
HARDER HALL INVITATIONAL
Harder Hall Country Club
Par 72; 6,151 Yards
1. Stacy Lewis 69-69-75-73-286 (-2)2. Garrett Phillips 77-74-68-78-297 (+9)3. Abigale Schepperle 73-79-73-73-298 (+10)4. Michelle Jarman 71-72-80-76-299 (+11)5. Stephanie Godare 70-75-79-76-300 (+12) Adrienne Millican Fuquay 75-73-79-73-300 (+12)7. Alison Walshe 76-68-79-78-301 (+13) Leah Wigger 77-73-74-77-301 (+13) Sara Brown 77-69-79-76-301 (+13) Candace Schepperle 77-72-78-74-301 (+13)