March 23, 2018

Baton Rouge, La. – The 25th-ranked Virginia women’s golf team shot 25-over 313 in windy player conditions to finish the first round of the LSU Tiger Golf Classic in fifth place. Houston leads the 12-team field at 9-over 297.

UVA was led by a trio of players who shot 6-over 78 during the opening round. Sophomore Freshman Beth Lillie (Fullerton, Calif.) was joined by juniors Katharine Patrick (Houston, Texas) and Morgan Gonzales (Chandler, Ariz.) in finishing 22nd after the opening round.

Julia Ford (Shrewsbury, Mass.) posted a round of 79 to place 29th while junior Anna Redding (Concord, N.C.) is in 46th place after shooting 82. Senior Maho Hayakawa (St. Mary’s, Fla.), who is competing as an individual, is in 37th place in stroke play after finishing with a score of 8-over 80.

The second round of the 54-hole tournament takes place Saturday. Live scoring is online at

LSU Tiger Golf Classic
Baton Rouge, La.
The University Club
Par 72, 6,247 yards
First Round Results

Team Results 1. Houston            297 2. LSU                305 2. NC State           305 4. Southern Miss      308 5. Virginia           313 6. Mercer             314 7. Chattanooga        315 8. SMU                316 9. Charlotte          31710. Texas San Antonio  32011. Princeton          32912. Louisiana-Monroe   342
Individual Leaders1. Megan Thothong, Houston 702. Monica San Juan, Chattanooga 732. Terese Romeo, Mercer 73
Virginia Results22. Beth Lillie 78 22. Katharine Patrick 7822. Morgan Gonzales 7829. Julia Ford 7946. Anna Redding 8237. Maho Hayakawa * 80=""http:>=""http:>=""http:>