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Lillie Co-Medalist at Rain-Shortened Landfall

Beth Lillie became the first freshman in UVA history to finish first at a multi-team tournament.

Oct. 29, 2017

Wilmington, N.C. - Inclement weather and unplayable course conditions forced the cancellation of the third round of play at The Landfall Tradition on Sunday morning at the Country Club of Landfall in Wilmington, N.C. As a result, UVA freshman Beth Lillie (Fullerton, Calif.) finished as the co-medalist at the event along with Duke’s Ana Belac. Both players shot 9-under 135 through 36 holes. She becomes the first UVA golfer to win a multi-team tournament as a freshman in the program’s history.

Lillie opened the tournament with a 4-under 68 on Friday and then set UVA’s freshman scoring mark on Saturday by posting a round of 5-under 67. She had eight birdies, an eagle and just one bogey in 36 holes of play.

Virginia placed eighth in the 18-team field at 11-over 587. Duke took home the team title at 562, one shot better than second-place Alabama.

UVA junior Anna Redding (Concord, N.C.) finished 34th at 4-over 148 while junior Katharine Patrick (Houston, Texas) was 55th at 151. Sophomore Julia Ford (Shrewsbury, Mass.) was 69th place at 153 and junior Morgan Gonzales (Chandler, Ariz.) was 79th at 155.

Next weekend the Hoos head to San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, for Baylor’s Battle at the Beach to wrap up their fall season.

The Landfall Tradition
Country Club of Landfall
Wilmington, N.C.
Par 72, 6,166 yards
Final Results (Rain shortened)

Team Results
 1. Duke            277-285-562
 2. Alabama         278-285-563
 3. Michigan State  282-292-574
 4. South Carolina  285-292-577
 5. Oklahoma State  294-286-580
 6. LSU             294-288-582
 6. Furman          292-290-582
 8. Virginia        295-292-587
 9. Purdue          290-298-588
10. UNC Wilmington  296-294-590
12. Michigan        297-296-593
12. Kentucky        304-290-594
13. Florida         294-301-595
14. Clemson         299-297-596
15. NC State        299-303-602
16. Penn State      298-306-604
17. Notre Dame      301-315-616
18. UCF             306-316-633

Individual Leaders 1. Beth Lillie, Virginia 68-67-135 1. Ana Belac, Duke 66-69-135 2. Lauren Stephenson, Alabama 67-71-138 3. Natalie Srinivasan, Furman 70-68-138

Virginia Results 1. Beth Lillie 68-67-135 34. Anna Redding 76-72-148 55. Katharine Patrick 75-76-151 69. Julia Ford 76-77-153 79. Morgan Gonzales 78-77-155


 

 

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