Virginia Finishes Ninth at Tar Heel Invitational
Oct. 11, 2015
Chapel Hill, N.C. – The 12th-ranked Virginia women’s golf team finished ninth at the 18-team Tar Heel Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. Virginia shot 7-over 295 on Sunday to finish the 54-hole tournament at 34-over 898. Seventh-ranked Duke took the team title at 3-over 867.
Senior Elizabeth Szokol (Winnetka, Ill.) led UVA with an 18th-place finish, shooting 6-over 222. Szokol had the Cavaliers’ best score on Sunday, shooting 1-over 73. It marked the second time this season Szokol has been UVA’s top finisher at an event. Freshman Morgan Gonzales (Chandler, Ariz.) was 29th at 8-over 224. She posted a final round score of 74.
Junior Lauren Diaz-Yi (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) was 39th at 226 after finishing with a final round score of 75. Sophomore Lyberty Anderson (Chesterfield, Va.) also shot 75 on Sunday and tied for 52nd at 228 along with senior Lauren Coughlin (Chesapeake, Va.).
Duke’s Leona Maguire took medalist honors at 4-under 212, bettering Michigan State’s Sarah Burnham by one stroke.
The Cavaliers will wrap up the fall portion of their schedule Oct. 23-25 at The Landfall Tradition in Wilmington, N.C.
Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational
UNC Finley Golf Course
Chapel Hill, N.C.
Par-72, 6,379 yards
Team Results 1. Duke 285-293-289-867 2. Arkansas 302-287-291-880 3. Louisville 292-397-293-882 4. Michigan State 293-299-291-883 5. NC State 292-300-292-884 6. Alabama 289-304-293-886 7. Tennessee 299-295-293-887 8. North Carolina 295-303-290-888 9. Virginia 297-306-295-89810. LSU 302-303-298-90311. South Carolina 299-310-295-90412. Auburn 298-304-303-90513. Oregon 302-306-300-90813. Wake Forest 305-307-296-90815. Baylor 306-314-296-91616. Rollins 307-311-311-92917. UNC Wilmington 305-320-307-93218. Kentucky 308-319-306-933
Individual Leaders1. Leona Maguire, Duke 69-72-71-2122. Sarah Burnham, Michigan State 74-69-70-2133. Molly Skapik, Louisville 70-72-72-2143. Leslie Cloots, North Carolina 75-71-68-214
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