UWF Finishes Third After Rough Final Round

first_img April 3, 2007HATTIESBURG, Miss. – A final round 314 for fifth ranked West Florida prevented the Argonauts from winning their fourth tournament of the 2006-07 season. UAB won the Southern Miss Lady Eagle Invitational at the par-71, 6,031 yard Canebrake Country Club with a final round 303. UAM finished with an 899 through 54 holes.Middle Tennessee State snuck into second place with a 305 today to finish one stroke behind UAB with a 900. The Argos were four shots off the pace with a 904 (294-286-314). They were four strokes up on South Alabama. All seven other teams were NCAA Division I schools.Sarah Nicholson (Cedar Falls, Iowa / Cedar Falls HS) was in a position to medal for the third time in her career when she finished in a tie for first with Samford’s Katelyn Stanier. Nicholson lost a two-hole playoff, and finished as the runner-up. Nicholson shot a 76 today to Stanier’s 67. Overall, Nicholson ended the tournament with a 218, +5 (71-71-76). Nicholson had nine birdies, while shooting two-under on par three holes.Clara Fornella (Montevideo, Uruguay) finished in a tie for 15th with a 227, +14 (74-76-77). Vicky Jackson (Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. / Ft. Walton Beach HS) was 17th with a 228, +15 (72-74-82). Jackson had 37 pars for the tournament. Natalia Espinosa (Bogota Colombia) finished 23rd with a 232, +14 (77-75-80), and Rachel Christ (Charlotte, N.C. / Univ. of Charlotte) ended the day in 26th with a 237, +19 (77-79-81).The #5 Argos were in first place after two rounds. They will defend their Gulf South Conference Championship on April 23-24 in Hot Springs, ArkPrint Friendly Version UWF Finishes Third After Rough Final Round Sharelast_img

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