ROLAND, Ark. – On the final day of competition at the inaugural Jackson T. Stephens Cup, the fourth-ranked Virginia women’s golf team dispatched Baylor 4-0-1 in match play. The Cavaliers and Bears squared off after finishing fifth and sixth respectively, in the stroke play competition.

Leading the way for Virginia was graduate student Beth Lillie who defeated Baylor’s Britta Snyder 6&4. First-year Amanda Sambach downed Antonia Matte 4&3, Celeste Valinho beat BaiMai Seema 2&1 and junior Virginia Bossi picked up a 1-up win against Rosie Belsham. UVA senior Riley Smyth tied with Baylor’s Gurleen Kaur in their match.

The Cavaliers managed 17 birdies and a pair of eagles during their match.

In the competition between the top two finishers in stroke play, LSU defeated South Carolina 3-1-1. In day’s other match, Ole Miss edged Arkansas 2-1-2.

The tournament is named in memory of the late Augusta National Chairman, Jackson T. Stephens. The 2022 tournament will be held at Seminole Golf Club, in Juno Beach, Fla., followed by the Trinity Forest Golf Club, in Dallas, Texas in 2023.

Virginia returns to tournament play Oct. 29 for the three-day Landfall Tradition in Wilmington, N.C.