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Women's Golf Showing Well Against Tough Field

Judy Willson
Judy Willson
Communications Associate

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The LSU women’ golf team made a strong showing in the first round of the 2017 Landfall Tradition at the Country Club of Landfall in Wilmington, North Carolina. The Lady Tigers are currently tied for seventh place, shooting a 6-over 294.

 

The tournament field includes ten teams ranked in Golfweek’s NCAA Division I Top-25 national poll this week, including the tournament leader No. 4 Duke with an 11-under 277, a single-round record for the tournament.

 

Freshman Mary Frances Chauvin is tied for 16th-place after the first rounds with a 1-under 71. It is her second-lowest round of the season so far. Senior Claudia De Antonio and junior Kathleen Gallagher are tied for 35th-place with matching 2-over 74 scores. Senior Sydney Cavin, making her season debut, completed the scoring with a 3-over 75.

 

Competition continues on Saturday with an 8:30 a.m. ET split start. LSU will be starting from the First Tee. Live scoring is available at GolfStat.com.

 

THE LANDFALL TRADITION

Wilmington, North Carolina – Country Club of Landfall

 

Team Results – thru First Round (Par 288)

  1. Duke 277 -11
  2. Alabama 278 -10
  3. Michigan State 282 -6
  4. South Carolina 285 -3
  5. Purdue 290 +2
  6. Furman 292 +4

T7. LSU 294 +6

T7. Florida 294 +6

T7. Oklahoma State 294 +6

  1. Virginia 295 +7
  2. UNC Wilmington 296 +8
  3. Michigan 297 +9
  4. Penn State 298 +10

T14. North Carolina State 299 +11

T14. Clemson 299 +11

  1. Notre Dame 301 +13
  2. Kentucky 304 +16
  3. UCF 306 +18

 

Top 5 Individuals (Par 72)

  1. Ana Belac, Duke – 66 -6
  2. Lauren Stephenson, Alabama – 67 -5

T3. Sarah Burnham, Michigan State – 68 -4

T3. Beth Lillie, Virginia – 68 -4

T5. Jaravee Boonchant, Duke – 69 -3

T5. Kristen Gillman, Alabama – 69 -3

T5. Cova SanJuan, Purdue – 69 -3

 

LSU Scores

T16. Mary Frances Chauvin – 71 -1

T35. Claudia De Antonio – 74 +2

T35. Kathleen Gallagher – 74 +2

T47. Sydney Cavin – 75 +3

T80. Kendall Griffin – 78 +6

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