Athens, GA After having play canceled for the first two rounds due to rain, the No. 3 Virginia women’s golf team finished eighth at Georgia’s Liz Murphey Classic Sunday in Athens, Ga. The 18-hole tournament was won by No. 7 Auburn at 11-over 299. The Cavaliers shot 306 in the wet conditions.
Virginia was led by the fifth-place finishes of Calle Nielson and Jennie Arseneault. The two UVa competitors finished at 2-over 74. It was Nielson’s third straight top-five outing this spring and the seventh top-10 result in her career. Arseneault’s finish tied as the best during her career and marked the ninth time she has produced a top-10 showing.
Lene Krog was 30th for the Cavaliers at 77 while Whitney Neuhauser shot 81 to finish 67th and Kristen Simpson carded an 82 to place 75th. Joy Kim, playing as a non-scoring individual, was 88th at 85.
Alabama’s Kathleen Ekey finished first at 3-under 69.
The Cavaliers play their final regular-season tournament next weekend in Greensboro at the Bryan National Collegiate that runs April 3-5.
Liz Murphey Golf Classic
University of Georgia Golf Course
Par-72, 6,335 yards
1. Auburn 299
2. Kent State 302
2. Alabama 302
4. North Carolina 304
4. Ohio State 304
6. LSU 305
6. Georgia 305
8. Virginia 306
9. Kentucky 308
9. Mississippi 308
9. Oklahoma State 308
12. Wake Forest 309
12. Florida State 309
14. Arkansas 310
15. Michigan State 318
15. Coastal Carolina 318
17. Mississippi State 321
18. Kansas 327
1. Kathleen Ekey, Alabama 69
2. Kirby Dreher, Kent State 70
3. Candace Schepperle, Auburn 72
3. In-Hong Lim, Ohio State 74
5. Natalie Sheary, Wake Forest 74
5. Macarena Silva, Florida State 74
5. Calle Nielson, Virginia 74
5. Patricaia Sanz, Auburn 74
5. Cydney Clanton, Auburn 74
5. Jennie Arseneault, Virginia 74
5. Kate Thomas, North Carolina 74
5. Catherine O’Donnell, North Carolina 74
5. Calle Nielson 74
5. Jennie Arseneault 74
30. Lene Krog 77
67. Whitney Neuhauser 81
75. Kristen Simpson 82
88. Joy Kim* 85
* Non-scoring individual
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