Senior Lana Hodge Finished With T21 Finish at Darius Rucker Tournament
Steve Franz

Hodge Finishes T21 To Lead Lady Tigers At Rucker

Kent Lowe (@LSUkent)
Kent Lowe (@LSUkent)
Communications Sr. Associate

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – LSU senior women’s golfer Lana Hodge just missed a top 20 finish Sunday, finishing in a group T21 after the final round of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate.

Hodge posted a final round of 3-over 74 to finish at 8-over par 221 on the par 71 Long Cover Club layout with rounds of 71-76-74. Hodge finished at 3-under on the par 5 holes and had 10 birdies for the 54 holes.

The Lady Tigers finished the tournament with a 10-over 298 to finish the event at 51-over par 903 and 13th place. Alabama broke out of a 36-hole tie to win the tournament’s team title be two shots, successfully defending their Rucker title, with a 7-over 859. Duke was second at 861 with Arizona State another four shots back in third.

Senior Caroline Nistrup had the best round for LSU on Sunday with a 2-over par 73 to finish at 9-over 222 (73-76-73). LSU also counted on the final day a 75 from freshman Monica Dibildox and a 76 (which included an eagle 2 on the par 4 18th hole, her ninth of the day) from junior Sydney Cavin.

Cheyenne Knight of Alabama shot 65 on the final day to capture the individual title with an 8-under 205.

The Lady Tigers will next take to the course here in Baton Rouge, March 24-26, with the annual LSU Tiger Golf Classic at the University Club.

Darius Rucker Intercollegiate
Hilton Head, S.C. – Long Cove Club
Final Team Results (Par 284-852)
1. Alabama 282-291-286 – 859 +7; 2. Duke 286-287-288 – 861 +9; 3. Arizona State 288-288-289 – 865 +13; 4. South Carolina 289-291-296 – 876 +24; 5. Georgia 292-295-293 – 880 +28; 6. Furman 297-295-291 – 833 +31; 7. Baylor 291-296-303 – 890 +38; 8. Wake Forest 296-305-291 – 892 +40; 9. Oklahoma State 296-302-297 – 895 +43; 10 North Carolina 296-300-301 – 897 +45; 11. Arkansas 302-297-299 – 89 +46; 12. Tennessee 293-301-306 – 900 +48; 13. LSU 296-309-298 – 903 +51; 14. Auburn 299-301-311 – 911 +59; 15. Vanderbilt 293-301-316 – 912 +60; 16. Mississippi State 306-310-298 – 914 +62; 17. Virginia 320-306-312 – 938 +86

Individual Top 5 (Par 71-213)
1. Cheyenne Knight, Alabama, 68-72-65 – 205 -8; 2. Linnea Strom, Arizona State, 70-70-72 – 212 -1; 3. Sophia Zeeb, Arizona State, 68-73-72 – 213 E; 4. Kristen Gillman, Alabama, 68-71-75 – 214 +1; 5. Sandy Choi, Duke, 73-69-73 – 215 +2.

LSU SCORES
T21 Lana Hodge 71-76-74 – 221 +8
T27 Caroline Nistrup 73-76-73 – 222 +9
T59 Kathleen Gallagher 72-79-79 – 230 +17
T71 Sydney Cavin 80-78-76 – 234 +21
T74 Monica Dibildox 82-79-75 – 236 +23

 

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