Tigers tied for 12th after first round of Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

March 7, 2014



HILTON HEAD, S.C. –
The Auburn women’s golf team finished the first day of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate in a tie for 12th after Friday’s opening round of play in Hilton Head, S.C.

The Darius Rucker Intercollegiate, hosted by South Carolina, is a 54-hole three-day tournament that is being played at the Long Cove Club. The par 71 course will play at 6,142 yards for the event.

Sophomore Alex Harrell led the way for the Tigers with a 1-over 72 on the first day of action and finished Friday tied for 10th overall. Junior Diana Fernandez put together a solid round of 2-over 73 in the tournament’s first round and is tied for 22nd after the opening day.

Senior Marta Sanz carded a 5-over 76 in her first round of play and is tied for 45th heading into Saturday. Freshman Clara Baena finished 80th overall on Friday in the opening round, with a 12-over 83. Junior Victoria Trapani, playing her first tournament of 2014, shot 13-over 84 on Friday and is tied for 86th going into the second round.

The Tigers are tied with Virginia for 12th after an opening round score of 21-over 305. Duke is the lone team at even-par 284 and leads the field after day one. Vanderbilt and Alabama are nine shots back after posting 9-over 293, respectively, on Friday. Host South Carolina is fourth at 10-over 294, while North Carolina is in fifth after Friday’s first round with a total of 11-over 295.

Alabama’s Stephane Meadow leads the individual leaderboard following the conclusion of day one after carding a 4-under 67. Duke’s Celine Boutier and Yu Liu are close behind and tied for second with 2-under 69s during Friday’s first round. Mariah Stackhouse of Stanford and Anne Tanguay of Oklahoma are tied for fifth at 1-under 70.

Live scoring for the tournament will be on Golfstat.com. Auburn will tee off on Saturday morning for the second round starting at 8:35 a.m. ET at the Long Cove Club.

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 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate - Hilton Head, S.C. (Par 71)

 Team Results
 1.  Duke  284  E
 T2.  Vanderbilt

 293

 +9
 T2.  Alabama  293  +9
 4.  South Carolina  294  +10
 5.  North Carolina  295  +11
 T6.  Stanford  297  +13
 T6.  Arkansas  297  +13
 T6.  LSU

 297

 +13
 9.  Oklahoma  298  +14
 10.  Wake Forest  299  +15
 11.  Tennessee  304

 +20

 T12.  Virginia  305  +21
 T12.  Auburn

 305

 +21
 T14.  Kentucky  307  +23
 T14.  Furman  307  +23
 16.  Arizona State  311  +27
 17.  Georgia  317  +33
 Auburn Individual Results
 10.  Alex Harrell  72  +1
 T22.  Diana Fernandez  74  +3
 T45.  Marta Sanz  76  +5
 T80.  Clara Baena  83  +12
 T86.  Victoria Trapani  84  +13