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Lady Vols Finish 14th at Darius Rucker
Thomas leads Lady Vols for sixth time.

Thomas leads Lady Vols for sixth time.

March 9, 2014

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - The Tennessee women's golf team shot a final round 300 (+16) on Sunday and finished the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate in 14th place.

The Lady Volunteers had a weekend total of 904 (+52) at the Long Cove Club and was led by senior Chessey Thomas.

The Spokane, Wash., native fired a 73 (+2) in the final round to finish with a total of 223 (+10). Thomas finished tied for 26th place. Thomas has been UT's top finisher in all six of her tournament appearances this season.

Freshman Lucia Polo carded a third round 75 (+4) to finish tied for 31st with a total score of 224 (+11). Fellow freshman Hannah Pietila shot a final round 74 (+3) that consisted of three birdies. Pietila finished tied for 42nd with a total score of 227 (+14).

Juniors Mason Chen and Daeun Song rounded out UT's starting five with total scores of 236 (+23) and 239 (+26), respectively. Chen followed up her impressive second round 74 (+3) with a final round 79 (+8) to finish tied for 77th. Meanwhile, Song shot a third round 78 (+7) to finish 83rd.

Emmie Pietila competed as an individual for head coach Judi Pavon and finished tied for 80th with a total score of 238 (+25).

The Duke Blue Devils swept the tournament championships by winning the team competition by ten strokes over Vanderbilt and claimed the individual competition when Yiu Lu beat LSU's Caroline Nistrup with a birdie on the first playoff hole.

Tennessee will be back in action March 28-30 at the Bryan National Collegiate in Greensboro, N.C.

Volunteer fans can continue to keep up with the team by following @LadyVol_Golf on Twitter.

TEAM SCORES (Final)
1. Duke 284-291-287--862 (+10)
2. Vanderbilt 293-290-289--872 (+20)
T3. Oklahoma 298-296-291--885 (+33)
T-3. LSU 297-296-292--885 (+33)
5. South Carolina 294-296-296--886 (+34)
6. Wake Forest 299-302-286--887 (+35)
T-7. North Carolina 295-297-300--892 (+40)
T-7. Arkansas 297-300-295--892 (+40)
9. Alabama 293-306-299--898 (+46)
T-10. Stanford 297-303-299--899 (+47)
T-10. Auburn 305-301-293--899 (+47)
12. Arizona State 311-299-291--901 (+49)
13. Virginia 305-294-304--903 (+51)
14. Tennessee 304-300-300--904 (+52)
15. Kentucky 307-299-299--905 (+53)
16. Georgia 317-295-302--914 (+62)
17. Furman 307-303-310--920 (+68)
INDIVIDUAL LEADERS (Final)
1. Yu Liu, Duke 69-72-70--211 (-2)
2. Caroline Nistrup, LSU 71-69-71--211 (-2)
UT SCORES (Final)
T-26. Chessey Thomas 75-75-73--223 (+10)
T-31. Lucia Polo 74-75-75--224 (+11)
T-42. Hannah Pietila 77-76-74--227 (+14)
T-77. Mason Chen 83-74-79--236 (+23)
*T-80. Emmie Pietila 76-81-81--238 (+25)
83. Daeun Song 78-83-78--239 (+26)

 

 

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