March 5, 2017
Hilton Head Island, S.C. – The Virginia women’s golf team finished 17th at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate at Long Cove Club in Hilton Head Island, S.C. The Cavaliers shot 312 during Sunday’s final round for a three-day total of 938. Alabama won the tournament at 859 while Duke was second at 861.
Sophomore Morgan Gonzales (Chandler, Ariz.) led UVA with a 38th-place finish. She shot 6-over 77 during the final round and completed the tournament at 11-over 224. It marks the second time this season she has been UVA’s top finisher.
Sophomore Anna Redding (Concord, N.C.) placed 56th at 229. She posted UVA’s best closing score, shooting 3-over 74.
Freshman Julia Ford (Shrewsbury, Mass.) was 85th at 243, sophomore Katharine Patrick (Houston, Texas) was 86th at 244 and junior Maho Hayakawa (Lake Mary, Fla.) was 89th at 249. Ju Hee Bae (Chantilly, Va.), competing as an individual, shot 77 during the final round to match her low career round and moved up to 87th place.
The Cavaliers are off until March 31 when they begin play at the Bryan National Collegiate in Greensboro, N.C.
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate
Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Long Cove Club
Par 71, 6,218 yards
Team Results 1. Alabama 282-291-286-859 2. Duke 286-287-288-861 3. Arizona State 288-288-289-865 4. South Carolina 289-291-296-876 5. Georgia 292-295-293-880 6. Furman 297-295-291-883 7. Baylor 291-296-303-890 8. Wake Forest 296-305-291-892 9. Oklahoma State 296-302-297-89510. North Carolina 296-300-301-89711. Arkansas 302-297-299-89812. Tennessee 293-301-306-90013. LSU 296-309-298-90314. Auburn 299-301-311-91115. Vanderbilt 294-302-316-91216. Mississippi State 306-310-298-91417. Virginia 320-306-312-938
Individual Leaders1. Cheyenne Knight, Alabama 68-72-65-2052. Linnea Strom, Arizona State 70-70-72-2123. Sophia Zeeb, Arizona State 68-73-72-213
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