Lady Tigers Wrap Up Play at Darius Rucker

LSU's Kathleen Gallagher
LSU's Kathleen Gallagher
Chris Parent
Kent Lowe (@LSUkent)
Kent Lowe (@LSUkent)
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HILTON HEAD, S.C. – Kathleen Gallagher completed a good weekend at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate with a top 15 finish Sunday over the Long Cove Club.

The Mississippi freshman finished off the three-day event with a 3-over 74 and posted rounds of 74-71-74 to finish in a group tied for 13th place at 6-over 219.

Cheyenne Knight of Alabama posted 1-over par 72 on the final day to move from first to the individual championship with an even par 213 for 54 holes (67-74-72). Four golfers tied for second at 1-over 214.

LSU finished up in a tie for 15th place at 60-over par 912 after a round of 24-over 308 on the final day (303-301-308). The Lady Tigers tied with Mississippi State, which shot 309 on the final day.

Alabama shot +8 on the final day and won the tournament by seven shots at +16 868 (278-298-292). Virginia was second at 23-over 875 after a +12 296.

For the Lady Tigers, besides Gallagher’s strong performance, senior Nadine Dreher posted a 75 on the final day and LSU also counted a 79 from Elise Bradley and 80 from Sydney Cavin.

LSU’s next tournament is its annual home event, the LSU Tiger Golf Classic at The University Club in Baton Rouge. The event will have Sunday through Tuesday dates with play set to begin on March 20. Admission is free for the 54-hole event that has a strong field of teams looking for a little advance play on the course prior to May’s NCAA regional at the site.

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Darius Rucker Intercollegiate
Final Team Results (Par 288-864)
1. Alabama 278-298-292 – 868 +16; 2. Virginia 281-298-296 – 875 +23; 3. Duke 299-289-290 – 878 +26; 4. Oklahoma State 292-290-297 – 879 +27; 5. North Carolina 290-295-296 – 881 +29; 6. Arkansas 289-296-297 – 882 +30; 7. Georgia 301-282-300 – 883 +31; T8. Southern Cal 297-293-297 – 887 +35; T8. South Carolina 303-291-293 – 887 +35; 10. Tennessee 295-292-301 – 888 +36; 11. Vanderbilt 282-300-307 – 889 +37; 12. Furman 303-302-293 – 898 +46; 13. Auburn 296-289-316 – 901 +49; 14. Wake Forest 300-300-303 – 903 +51; T15. LSU 303-301-308 – 912 +60; T15. Mississippi State 303-300-309 – 912 +60; 17. Kentucky 307-300-306 – 913 +61.

Individual Top 5 (Par 71-213)
1. Cheyenne Knight, Alabama 67-74-72 – 213 E; 2. Alexandra Farnsworth, Vanderbilt, 67-72-75 – 214 +1; 2. Maddie McCrary, Oklahoma State, 71-70-73 – 214 +1; 2. Lauren Coughlin, Virginia, 67-72-75 – 214 +1; 2. Sandy Choi, Duke, 71-70-73 – 214 +1.

LSU Scores
T13. Kathleen Gallagher 74-71-74 – 219 +6
T68. Sydney Cavin 76-74-80 – 230 +17
T74. Nadine Dreher 78-79-75 – 232 +19
T80. Elise Bradley 78-77-79 – 234 +21
T84. Carly Goldstein 75-79-82 – 236 +23

 

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