No. 3/5 Women's Golf Takes Second At Landfall Tradition
Oct. 30, 2011
WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Auburn freshman Victoria Trapani tallied her first career top-five finish in the Landfall Tradition Sunday, finishing in a tie for second with a tournament-total 72-73-76--221, leading the No. 3/5 Tigers to a runner-up finish in the tournament. As a team, Auburn carded a 297-312-309--918 to take second, earning the team's fourth top-five finish of the fall season.
Hosted by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, the Landfall Tradition was a 54-hole stroke play tournament played at the Country Club of Landfall in Wilmington, N.C. The par-72 course played at 6,208 yards for the tournament. Six of the 18 teams in the tournament field are ranked in the top 25.
Trapani carded a final-round 76 to hold on to a tie for second at the Landfall Tradition, her first career top-five finish and best finish since tying for sixth at the season-opening "Mo" Morial. Senior Patricia Sanz took a top-20 spot, finishing tied for 16th with 76-76-78--230. Just four strokes behind her was sophomore Marta Sanz, carding a 78-79-77--234 to tie for 31st.
"Victoria had a great tournament," said Auburn head coach Kim Evans. "I was very impressed with her ability to stay in it till the end and finish strong."
"We had a really tough time with the golf course and conditions this week," said Evans on the cold and wet conditions. "We were able to make a few birdies coming in to hold on to that kept us in it."
Purdue finished in first at 40-over 904, followed by Auburn at 54-over 918. One stroke behind the Tigers was Ohio State with a 55-over 919 while South Carolina took fourth at 58-over 922. Tied for fifth was Iowa State and Michigan State at 59-over 923.
Individually, Purdue's Paula Reto finished first with 2-over 218. Duke's Alejandra Cangrejo and Auburn's Victoria Trapani tied for second with 5-over 221s. South Carolina's Katie Burnett and Michigan State's Caroline Powers and Lindsey Solberg finished tied for fourth with 8-over 224s.
The Landfall Tradition was the Tigers' final tournament of the fall season. The Tigers will return in February to begin the spring season.
WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Final results from the Landfall Tradition hosted by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington at the Country Club of Landfall. Par: 72. Yardage: 6,208.
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