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Lady Tigers in Fourth at the Darius Rucker

Kip Haines
Kip Haines
Communications Student Assistant

Hilton Head Island, S.C. – The LSU women’s golf team got off to a fiery start at the 2018 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate at Long Love Club today. The Lady Tigers sit in fourth place at 7-over par after the first round.
 
No. 3 Alabama leads the tournament at 2-over par by one shot over No. 12 Northwestern. No. 4 Arkansas is in third at 6-over par.

Senior Claudia De Antonio led the Lady Tigers to their fourth-place position after carding a career-low 4-under 67, which currently has her in second place. DeAntonio carded six birdies, including three-in-a-row at one point. Fellow senior Sydney Cavin had a solid day herself posting a 2-over par 73, playing the front nine at -1. Junior Kathleen Gallagher posted a 3-over par 74, while freshman Kendall Griffin rounded out the Lady Tigers with a score of 6-over par 77.

Lady Tigers’ second round will start at 9:20 E.T., as LSU will tee off with Furman and Mississippi State. Live scoring is available at GolfStat.com.
 
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate
Hilton Head Island – Long Love Club
 Team Results – First Round (Par 284)
1. Alabama 286 +2
2. Northwestern 287 +3
3. Arkansas 290 +6
4. LSU 291 +7
T5. Furman 292 +8
T5. Mississippi State 292 +8
T7. Arizona State 293 +9
T7. North Carolina 293 +9
9. Georgia 294 +10
T10. Duke 295 +11
T10. Vanderbilt 295 +11
12. Wake Forest 296 +12
13. South Carolina 298 +14
14. Baylor 299 +15
15. Tennessee 300 +16
16. Virginia 301 +17
T17. Auburn 304 +20
T17. Oklahoma State 304 +20

Top 5 Individuals (Par 71)
1. Olivia Mehaffey, Arizona State, 66 -5
2. Claudia De Antonio, LSU, 67 -4
3. Hannah Kim, Northwestern, 68 -3
T4. Alice Chen, Furman, 69 -2
T4. Lauren Stephenson, Alabama, 69 -2
T4. Stephanie Lau, Northwestern, 69 -2

LSU Scores
2. Claudia De Antonio, 67 -4
T23. Sydney Cavin, 73 +2
T32. Kathleen Gallagher, 74 +3
T37. Kendall Griffin, 77 +6
T80. Mary Frances Chauvin, 78 +7

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