Sept. 25, 2016

Reunion, Fla. – The Virginia women’s golf team is in ninth place after the first round of play at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate in Reunion, Fla. The Cavaliers shot 1-under 287 to start the three-day, 54-hole event. South Carolina grabbed the early lead, shooting 14-under 274.

UVA was led Sunday by senior Lauren Diaz-Yi (Thousand Oaks, Calif.). She shot 2-under 70 and stands in 14th place. Sophomores Anna Redding (Concord, N.C.) and Katharine Patrick (Houston, Texas) both posted rounds of even par 72 and are tied for 28th position. Classmate Morgan Gonzales (Chandler, Ariz.) is one shot behind them in 35th place. Junior Sarah Kolodzik (Bellbrook, Ohio) carded a round of 81 and is in 60th place.

The tournament features one of the most competitive fields in the fall season. Of the 12-team field, 11 teams finished in the top-20 of last year’s final Golfweek poll.

Play continues Monday with the second round. Live scoring is online at

ANNIKA Intercollegiate
Reunion Resort Watson Course
Reunion, Fla.
Par 72, 6,257 yards
First Round Results

Team Results 1. South Carolina  274 2. Georgia         278 3. USC             279 3. UCLA            279 5. Florida         282 6. Arizona State   283 6. Arkansas        283 8. Oklahoma State  286 9. Virginia        28710. Arizona         28810. UCF             28812. Duke            293
Individual Leaders1. Katelyn Dambaugh, South Carolina 642. Linnea Strom, Arizona State 662. Lilia Vu, UCLA 66
Virginia Results14. Lauren Diaz-Yi 7028. Anna Redding 7228. Katharine Patrick 7235. Morgan Gonzales 7360. Sarah Kolodzik 81=""http:>=""http:>="http:>