Auburn women's golf ties for 10th at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

March 9, 2014

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The Auburn women’s golf team carded a 9-over 293 on the final day of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate , finishing the tournament with 47-over 899 and a tie for 10th.

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 6,233 yards for the event.

“We had a chance to make a few moves this weekend, but came up short,” Auburn head coach Kim Evans said. “Marta (Sanz) continues to play well and is showing good leadership, Alex Harrell had another solid tournament. Victoria (Trapani) made her return this week and got things going today. We look forward to getting better.”

Senior Marta Sanz led the Tigers individually in the final round with a 1-over 71 to finish tied for ninth with a three-day total of 4-over 217 giving the senior her third top-10 finish this season.

Sophomore Alex Harrell added a top-15 finish for Auburn, tying for 15th with a 7-over 220, shooting two-over 73 on the final day of action.

Senior Diana Fernandez carded a final round 6-over 77 to finish tied for 54th overall at 17-over 230, while junior Victoria Trapani saved her best round for Sunday with a 1-over 72, tying for 68th overall with 20-over 233. Freshman Clara Baena tied for 85th with a 32-over 245, shooting 11-over 82 in Sunday’s final round.

Duke won the tournament with a team score of 10-over 862 and shot 3-over 287 on Sunday to finish ten shots better than Vanderbilt, who took second at 20-over 872. Oklahoma and LSU tied for third with scores of 33-over 885, while South Carolina was fifth at 34-over 886.

Duke’s Yu Liu won the individual title in a playoff over LSU’s Caroline Nistrup with a 2-under 211. Duke’s Celine Boutier, Vanderbilt’s Simin Feng, Arizona State’s Noemi Jimenez and Alabama’s Stephanie Meadow at 1-under 212.

Auburn returns to action on April 4-6 at the Liz Murphey Intercollegiate Classic in Athens, Ga., for its final tournament of the regular season.

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

 Team Results
 1.  Duke  284+291+297 = 862  +10
 2.  Vanderbilt

 293+290+289 = 872

 +20
 T3.  Oklahoma  298+296+291 = 885  +33
 T3.  LSU  297+296+292 = 885  +33
 5.  South Carolina  294+296+296 = 886  +34
 6.  Wake Forest  299+302+286 = 887  +35
 T7.  North Carolina  295+297+300 = 890  +40
 T7.  Arkansas

 297+300+295 = 892

 +40
 9.  Alabama  293+306+299 = 898  +46
 T10.  Stanford  294+303+299 = 899  +47
 T10.  Auburn  305+301+293 = 899

 +47

 12.  Arizona State  311+299+291 = 901  +49
 13.  Virginia

 305+294+304 = 903

 +51
 14.  Tennessee  304+300+300 = 904  +52
 15.  Kentucky  307+299+299 = 905  +53
 16.  Georgia  317+295+302 = 914  +62
 17.  Furman  307+303+310 = 920  +68
 Auburn Individual Results
 T9  Marta Sanz  76+70+71 = 217  +4
 T15.  Alex Harrell  72+75+73 = 220  +7
 T54.  Diana Fernandez  74+79+77 = 230  +17
 T68.  Victoria Trapani  84+77+72 = 233  +20
 87.  Clara Baena  83+80+82 = 245  +32