ROLAND, Ark. – The fourth-ranked Virginia women’s golf team finished fifth in the stroke play portion of the inaugural Jackson T. Stephens Cup at the Alotian Club in Roland, Ark. UVA completed the two-day, 54-hole event at 37-over 901. LSU took the team title at 18-over 882.
UVA will face sixth-place finisher Baylor in a match play event on Wednesday to wrap up the tournament.
The Cavaliers were led in stroke play by junior Virginia Bossi. She shot 7-over 223 to place eighth. It was her second-straight top-10 finish this season after placing seventh at the season-opening Windy City Collegiate. She entered the tournament ranked No. 16 in the latest Golfstat individual standings.
Senior Riley Smyth was 14th at 10-over 226 while first-year Amanda Sambach and junior Celeste Valinho tied for 23rd at 229. Graduate student Beth Lillie was 28th at 233.
The event is being televised live by Golf Channel from 4-7 p.m. ET. Live scoring is online at Golfstat.com.
Jackson T. Stephens Cup
Par 72, 6,367 yards
First Round Results
1. LSU 298-293-291-882
2. South Carolina 300-299-291-890
3. Arkansas 305-291-295-891
4. Ole Miss 301-301-289-891
5. Virginia 298-304-299-901
6. Baylor 303-310-297-910
1. Ingrid Lindblad, LSU 74-73-70-217
1. Carla Tejedo, LSU 73-70-74-217
3. Latanna Stone, LSU 74-75-70-219
8. Virginia Bossi 73-76-74-223
14. Riley Smyth 75-75-76-226
23. Amanda Sambach 77-77-75-229
23. Celeste Valinho 73-78-78-229
28. Beth Lillie 83-76-74-233