Dose Finishes Fifth at American Championship|
April 22, 2014
PALM COAST, Fla. - The University of Cincinnati women's golf team recorded their lowest round of the American Championship Tuesday afternoon but was unable to move up the leaderboard, finishing sixth at the three-day event hosted by the Hammock Beach Ocean Club.
Cincinnati's 309 Tuesday was a two-stroke improvement from Sunday's first round and gave the Bearcats a three-day score of 950. Louisville (314-302-299=915) improved one spot each day, earning team championship honors by one stroke over UCF (307-305-304=916). SMU (315-306-307=928) finished third ahead of Memphis (319-306-314=939), USF (324-313-307=944), the Bearcats and Rutgers (336-328-327=991) to round out the field.
Olivia Dose (Goteborg, Sweden/Goteborg Hogre Samskola) finished with the second-lowest round among the field Tuesday with an even-par 72. The senior birdied two of her final four holes to finish fifth overall with a three-day score of 226. It marks the first top-five finish at a conference championship for the senior.
Andrea Malek (Tibro, Sweden/Klippans Gymnasieskola) carded an 81 during the final day to finish tied for 14th overall with a three-day score of 235. The finish is also the highest for the senior at a conference championship.
Stefanie Mitchell (Sarasota, Fla./Riverview) and Ashley Cassidy (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks East) each turned in their best rounds of the tournament with a 77 and 79 respectively. Mitchell finished tied for 28th while Cassidy placed 35th. Valentina Herrera rounded out UC's scoring with a three-day score of 259 to tie her for 36th.
6. Cincinnati (311-330-309=950)