UVa Golfers Wrap up Fall at The Landfall Tradition
Oct. 23, 2014
|Virginia at The Landfall Tradition|
|Location||Wilmington, N.C. | Country Club of Landfall|
|Team Stats||2014-15 UVa Stats|
|Live Scoring||Tournament Live Stats|
|Additional Information||Twitter | Facebook | Golfstat Rankings|
Charlottesville, Va. – The 18th-ranked Virginia women’s golf team completes the fall portion of its schedule this weekend at the 13th annual Landfall Tradition held Friday through Sunday at the Country Club of Landfall in Wilmington, N.C.
A total of 18 teams and six individuals will compete on the par-72, 6,159-yard layout that borders the Intracoastal Waterway near Wrightsville Beach.
In addition to host UNCW, the field features Alabama, Arizona, UCD, Duke, Florida, Michigan State, NC State, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, Penn State, Purdue, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Wake Forest.
Virginia’s lineup includes sophomore Lauren Diaz-Yi (Thousand Oaks, Calif.), junior Lauren Coughlin (Chesapeake, Va.), Briana Mao (Folsom, Calif.), junior Elizabeth Szokol (Winnetka, Ill.) and freshman Lyberty Anderson (Chesterfield, Va). Sarah Kolodzik (Bellbrook, Ohio) will compete as an individual.
Diaz-Yi is coming off her first collegiate victory. She took top honors at the Tar Heel Invitational on Oct. 12, shooting 7-under 209. She leads the team with a 72.00 stroke average and is ranked No. 21 by Golfstat and No. 29 by Golfweek.
A total of 11 of Golfstat’s top-25 teams are entered in the field: South Carolina (1), Duke (4), Arizona (9), Wake Forest (11), Tennessee (14), Oklahoma State (15), NC State (16), Vanderbilt (17), Virginia (18), UCF (19) and Ohio State (21).
Led by medalist Stephanie Meadow, Alabama won last year’s tournament with a score of 3-over 867. Meadow finished at 3-under 213. Virginia was ninth at 914.
The Cavaliers won the title in 2006, claiming a tiebreaker victory after both UVa and Michigan State finished play at 902.
Tee times are set to start at 8:21 a.m. on Friday and Saturday from the No. 1 and No. 10 tees. Sunday’s play will begin with a shotgun start at 8:45 a.m. The Cavaliers are paired with Central Florida and Notre Dame in the opening round. Those teams will start at 8:30 a.m. from the No. 1 tee.
Live scoring is online at Golfstat.com.