Sept. 22, 2013
FRANKLIN, Tenn. - The Auburn women's golf team finished in seventh after carding a 6-over 294 in the final round of the Mason Rudolph Championship, ending the tournament at 21-over 885. Senior Marta Sanz led the Tigers as she locked up her first top-five finish of the season.
Hosted by the Vanderbilt, the Mason Rudolph Championship was a 54-hole tournament played at the Vanderbilt Legends Club North Course in Franklin, Tenn. The par 72 course played at 6,337 yards for the tournament. The event featured 15 teams from around the country, including 11 teams ranked in the top 25 in the nation.
Of the six teams that finished ahead of Auburn in the field, all are ranked in the top 20 in the nation with four in the top 10.
"We played better today and were able to get together a solid finish at a very tough tournament," said Auburn associate head coach Andrew Pratt. "We are getting there, but we still have a lot of work to do. Fortunately, we have a few weeks to practice and work on some things before our next tournament."
Sanz shot a 2-under 70 in the final round, carding five birdies on the day. She ended the tournament tied for fifth with an even-par 216. Junior Victoria Trapani also ended the day in the top 15 at 2-over 218. She carded a 2-under 70 in the final round, including three birdies and an eagle, to finish in a tie for 13th.
After carding a 3-over 75 with three birdies in the final round, senior Diana Fernandez ended the day in the top 25. She finished the tournament tied for 24th at 5-over 221.
Sophomore Jamie Yun finished tied for 63rd. She shot a 7-over-par 79 in the final round, ending the tournament at 16-over 232. Sophomore Alex Harrell ended the day at 19-over 235, posting a final-round 11-over-par 83 to tie for 72nd.
UCLA won the team title, finishing with a 14-under 850. Arizona State followed in second at 6-over 870. Tying for third, Duke and Vanderbilt ended with 12-over 876s, while North Carolina State ended the tournament in fifth at 16-over.
Individually, UCLA's Erynne Lee finished in first with a 7-under-par 209. UCLA's Alison Lee shot a 6-under 209 to finish second while North Carolina State's Augusta James carded a 3-under 213, coming in third. Alabama's Stephanie Meadow shot a 2-under-par 214 and finished in fourth. Three players, including Sanz, ended the final round tied for fifth with even-par 216s.
Auburn will return to the course Oct. 11-13 as the Tigers travel to Chapel Hill. N.C., to play in the Tar Heel Invitational at the UNC Finley Golf Course.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. - Final results from the Mason Rudolph Championship hosted by Vanderbilt at the VU Legends Club-North Course. Par: 72. Yardage: 6,337.
1 - UCLA - 289-284-277--850 (-14)
2 - Arizona State - 285-293-292--870 (+6)
T3 - Vanderbilt - 289-296-291--876 (+12)
T3 - Duke - 296-289-291--876 (+12)
5 - North Carolina State - 291-292-297--880 (+16)
6 - North Carolina - 295-294-292--881 (+17)
7 - Auburn - 290-301-294--885 (+21)
8 - Alabama - 296-298-301--895 (+31)
9 - Michigan State - 296-300-300--896 (+32)
10 - Kentucky - 300-301-298--899 (+35)
11 - Virginia - 298-295-308--901 (+37)
12 - Wake Forest - 298-300-304--902 (+38)
13 - Texas - 303-300-301--904 (+40)
14 - Baylor - 292-311-303--906 (+42)
15 - Princeton - 296-315-314--925 (+61)