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Hoos Finish Eighth at Tar Heel Invitational

Morgan Gonzales

Oct. 16, 2016

Chapel Hill, N.C. - The Virginia women’s golf team wrapped up its play at the Tar Heel Invitational with an eighth-place finish in the 18-team field. UVA shot 7-over 295 during Sunday’s final round for a 54-hole total of 11-over 875. Wake Forest won the team title at 854.

The Cavaliers were led by sophomore Morgan Gonzales (Chandler, Ariz.), who finished 17th at 2-over 218. Gonzales also had UVA’s best final-round score, shooting 1-under 71. It marked the first time in Gonzales’ career she has posted the team’s best tournament finish.

Sophomore Anna Redding (Concord, N.C.) and senior Lauren Diaz-Yi (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) tied for 22nd place at 4-over 220. Redding shot 73 during the final round while Diaz-Yi struggled with a 79.

Sophomore Katharine Patrick (Houston, Texas) was 45th at 224 while freshman Julia Ford was 60th at 227. Rachel Corry (Ridgefield, Conn.), competing as an individual, was also 60th in her first collegiate event.

The Cavaliers will wrap up their fall schedule later this month when they compete at the Landfall Tradition in Wilmington, N.C.

Tar Heel Invitational
Finley Golf Course
Chapel Hill, N.C.
Par 72, 6,379 yards
Final Results

Team Results
 1. Wake Forest            282-287-285-854
 2. Alabama                285-284-290-859
 3. Arkansas               286-287-287-860
 4. NC State               286-289-289-866
 5. South Carolina         292-291-290-873
 6. Tennessee              294-291-288-873
 7. Ohio State             283-287-304-874
 8. Virginia               297-283-295-875
 9. North Carolina         297-291-296-884
10. Duke                   292-297-297-886
11. Louisville             295-302-291-888
12. Michigan               296-298-300-894
13. Vanderbilt             296-299-300-895
14. Michigan State         309-303-297-909
15. UNC Wilmington         315-297-304-916
16. Rollins                307-312-299-918
17. LSU                    302-308-310-920
18. North Carolina (B)     305-312-309-925

Individual Leaders 1. Jennifer Kupcho, Wake Forest 67-68-66-201 2. Lauren Stephenson, Alabama 68-70-69-207 3. Alana Uriell, Arkansas 68-72-70-210

Virginia Results 17. Morgan Gonzales 74-73-71-218 22. Lauren Diaz-Yi 71-70-79-220 22. Anna Redding 76-71-73-220 45. Katharine Patrick 78-69-77-224 60. Julia Ford 76-77-74-227 60. Rachel Corry * 77-73-77-227 * Competing as a non-scoring individual




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