Bearcats Finish Ninth At USF-Waterlefe Invitational|
March 20, 2007
BRADENTON, Fla.---The University of Cincinnati women's golf team shot its best round of the tournament, carding a score of 314 to secure a ninth place finish at the USF-Waterlefe Invitational, which concluded on Tuesday at the Waterlefe Golf and River Club. The tournament, which featured four BIG EAST teams, saw UC finish with the second best score of the league members, behind only host USF.
Hillery Wilson once again led the way, firing a final round 75 to rise to a tie for 15th in the final standings. Wilson's three round score of 235 missed the top-10 by just three shots. Coastal Carolina's Araceli Felgueroso, the 92nd ranked player in the country, ran away with individual medalist honors by nine strokes over Miami's Tiffany Prats.
Coastal Carolina just missed the team title, falling by one shot to Maryland, 926 to 927. The Terps took the championship on the strength of three players finishing in the top-10.
Marianne Erb shook off first day scores of 79 and 88 to card a final round 77 and finish 37th.
The Bearcats continue their week in Florida beginning on Friday with the second annual Cincinnati Spring Invitational. The event will be played at the Plantation Inn Golf Course in Crystal River, Fla.
Final UC Individual Scores
Final Team Scores
1. Maryland 313-303-310-926
2. Coastal Carolina 318-306-303-927
3. USF 322-308-299-929
4. Princeton 315-308-315-938
5. Florida International 326-319-310-955
East Carolina 320-309-326-955
7. Daytona Beach CC 319-324-316-959
8. Miami (Fla.) 321-322-317-960
9. Cincinnati 322-334-314-970
10. Southern Miss 331-325-315-971
11. Mercer 333-331-323-987
12. James Madison 329-336-333-998
13. Georgetown 332-335-321-988
14. St. John's 335-334-334-1003