Cavaliers Open UCF Challenge in Third Place
Feb. 8, 2015
Orlando, Fla. – The 16th-ranked Virginia women’s golf team is in third place following the first 18 holes of play at the UCF Challenge in Orlando, Fla. Virginia shot 6-under 282 during the opening round and trails tournament leader Vanderbilt by five shots. Iowa State is in second place, one stroke ahead of the Cavaliers, in the 18-team field.
UVa’s opening round score was the third-best 18-hole score in the program’s history.
Junior Elizabeth Szokol led Virginia by shooting 4-under 68. She finished the first day in third place, two shots behind tournament-leading Kendall Martindale of Vanderbilt.
Lauren Diaz-Yi was in 10th place after posting a 2-under 70. Lauren Coughlin was 15th at 71 and Briana Mao finished 31st with a 73. Maho Hayakawa was 56th after shooting 75. Alex Hershberger, playing as a non-scoring individual, was also tied for 31st at 73.
The second round of the tournament takes place Monday and the final round will be played Tuesday.
Eagle Creek Golf Club
Par-72, 6,349 yards
First Round Results
Team Results 1. Vanderbilt 277 2. Iowa State 281 3. Virginia 282 4. East Carolina 287 4. UCF 287 6. Wisconsin 288 7. Tulane 289 8. Texas 291 9. Minnesota 292 9. Miami 29211. Louisville 29312. Kentucky 29413. Texas State 29513. Campbell 29515. SMU 29716. Rollins 29917. South Florida 30518. Western Carolina 309
Individual Leaders1. Kendall Martindale, Vanderbilt 662. Chonlada Chayanun, Iowa State 673. Elizabeth Szokol, Virginia 68
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