UVA Finishes 11th at Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate
Feb. 23, 2016
New Orleans, La. – The 26th-ranked Virginia women’s golf team finished 11th at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate in New Orleans, La. The Cavaliers shot 11-over 299 during Tuesday’s final round for a three-day total of 25-over 889.
Florida, ranked No. 11, took the team title at 2-under 862, one shot ahead of 13th-ranked Oklahoma State. No. 7 Alabama was third at 868. Defending NCAA champion Stanford finished one stroke better than UVA in 10th place. The 17-team field included 12 teams currently ranked in Golfstat’s top-50.
Senior Elizabeth Szokol (Winnetka, Ill.) led Virginia with a 25th-place finish at 4-over 220. She shot 78 during the final round. Junior Lauren Diaz-Yi (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) was 42nd at 8-over 224. She posted a final round score of even par 72.
Senior Lauren Coughlin (Chesapeake, Va.) and freshman Morgan Gonzales (Chandler, Ariz.) tied for 48th at 225. Coughlin posted a final round score of 77 while Gonzales finished with a 75. Freshman Anna Redding (Concord, N.C.) also shot 3-over 75 during the final 18 holes and was 55th overall at 227.
Michigan State’s Sarah Burnham and LSU’s Sydney Cavin tied for first place at 5-under 211.
The Cavaliers are off until March 4-6 when they compete at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate in Hilton Head, S.C.
Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate
New Orleans, La.
English Turn Golf & Country Club
Par 72, 6,239 yards
Team Results 1. Florida 288-281-293-862 2. Oklahoma State 287-289-287-863 3. Alabama 292-288-288-898 4. Arizona 287-290-293-870 5. Texas 297-289-293-879 6. Tulane 288-295-298-881 6. UCLA 298-293-290-881 8. Miami 291-302-294-887 8. Michigan State 301-289-297-88710. Stanford 296-293-299-88811. Virginia 304-286-299-88912. LSU 298-291-306-89513. Mississippi State 303-302-292-89713. Denver 304-290-303-89715. Clemson 293-296-313-90216. UCF 305-302-304-91117. UC Davis 306-302-305-913
Individual Leaders1. Sarah Burnham, Michigan State 70-71-70-2112. Sydney Cavin, LSU 69-73-69-2113. Karolina Vickova, Florida 72-70-70-2123. Haley Mills, Texas 72-70-70-2123. Emma Talley, Alabama 70-69-73-212
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