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Lady Vols Wrap Up Fall Season
Lady Vols conclude fall season

Lady Vols conclude fall season

Oct. 29, 2013

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas - On Tuesday, the Tennessee women's golf team concluded its fall season with a 15th place finish at The Alamo Invitational. In a valiant effort, the Lady Vols were unable to mount a comeback on the final day at the Briggs Ranch Golf Course. The Big Orange's stay in Texas ended with a final round 305 (+17).

The Lady Vols' attempts to rekindle mojo from their 2009 Alamo Invitational championship were unsuccessful. Tennessee won the inaugural Alamo Invitational in a shortened tournament due to weather. UT's Nathalie Mansson captured the individual title.

In the midst of a six double bogey day, the Lady Vols found confidence in a season-best tournament from freshmen Lucia Polo and Teleri Hughes. Both ladies shot the lowest single round and 54-hole total scores of their career.

A native of Guatemala, Polo recorded a first round 72 (E) and carded her best 54-hole tournament total of 225 (+9). Polo capped off her first fall season on Rocky Top with three tournament starts, highlighted by a 19th place finish at the Mercedes-Benz Championship.

To conclude her first fall season, Hughes made her first career collegiate start and shot a first round 76 (+4). The Knoxville native finished the tournament with a total of 234 (+18) that included five birdies.

Senior Chessey Thomas and junior AJ Newell were the top finishers for head coach Judi Pavon. The Big Orange duo carded identical total scores of 223 (+7) and tied for 50th place. The Pietila sisters, Hannah and Emmie, rounded at the rest of the Tennessee lineup. Hannah Pietila finished 71st with a total of 230 (+14) while Emmie Pietila competed as an individual, finishing 68th with a total of 229 (+13).

The Lady Volunteers return to action in February when they travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico for the Lady Puerto Rico Classic.

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

TEAM SCORES (Final)
1. Oklahoma 278-286-276--840 (-24)
2. LSU 285-279-284--848 (-16)
3. Arkansas 279-283-289--851 (-13)
4. Florida 280-292-283--855 (-9)
T-5. Texas A&M 281-286-293--860 (-4)
T-5. UTSA 285-286-289--860 (-4)
7. TCU 289-285-292--866 (-+2)
8. Texas State 292-292-286--870 (+6)
9. Louisville 290-296-286--872 (+8)
10. Tulane 290-291-294--875 (+11)
11. SMU 287-291-300--878 (+14)
12. Florida State 289-301-293--883 (+19)
13. Baylor 297-295-297--889 (+25)
14. Texas 295-304-294--893 (+29)
15. Tennessee 290-304-305--899 (+35)
INDIVIDUAL LEADERS (Final)
1. Lindsay Gahm, LSU 68-68-69--205 (-11)
2. Alexandra Kaui, Oklahoma 68-73-65--206 (-10)
3. Sarah Schober, Florida 67-71-71--209 (-7)
UT SCORES (Final)
T-50. Chessey Thomas 73-75-75--223 (+7)
T-50. AJ Newell 72-76-75--223 (+7)
T-58. Lucia Polo 72-76-77--225 (+9)
*T-68. Emmie Pietila 73-75-81--229 (+13)
T-71. Hannah Pietila 73-77-80--230 (+14)
T-75. Teleri Hughes 76-80-78--234 (+18)

 

 

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