Vols Tied for First at 3M Augusta Invitational
March 18, 2017

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Tennessee Volunteers didn't let the rain get in the way of their second round at the 3M Augusta Invitational on Saturday as the team matched strokes with No. 23 Purdue to tie for first place with an overall score of 584 (+8).

Team Scores

  • T1. Tennessee: 288-296--584 (+8)
  • T1. No. 23 Purdue: 288-296--584 (+8)
  • 2. Memphis: 292-296--588 (+12)

Player Scores

  • 1. Jessica Haigwood (Augusta): 71-66--137 (-7)
  • 2. Jiwon Jeon (Daytona State College): 65-73--138 (-6)
  • T3. August Kim (Purdue): 71-71--142 (-2)
  • T3. Hee Ying Lo (ETSU): 75-67--142 (-2)

Tennessee Scores

In the hunt for its first win of the season, UT used three birdies on the 18th hole to move up into the tie for first with Purdue. Through the first two rounds, the teams have been neck and neck as they have each carded first round scores of 288 and second round scores of 296.

Junior Blakesly Warren, the leading scorer on the Vols' 2016-17 squad, notched three birdies on her last six holes to lead Tennessee and move into fifth place (143, -1) in the individual standings.

Joining Warren in the top 10, senior Lucia Polo shot two-over-par in the round, birdieing her final hole, to tie for ninth place with an overall score of 146 (+2).

Fellow senior Hannah Pietila and junior All-American Anna Newell each carded 77 on the day. Pietlia is tied for 20th place at four-over-par while Newell is tied for 25th (+6).

Newcomer Micheala Williams fired 74 in the round to move up 16 spots into a tie for 35th place (152, +8).

Looking Ahead

The Vols compete in one more tournament, the Clemson Invitational (March 31-April 2), before playing in the SEC Championship in Birmingham, Ala., on April 21-23.

For the most up-to-date information about the Tennessee women's golf team, visit UTSports.com/w-golf, follow @Vol_WGolf on Twitter and like the Vols at Facebook.com/VolWomensGolf.





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