Spartans Win Opening Tournament Behind Riihijarvi's Record Performance

Spartans Win Opening Tournament Behind Riihijarvi's Record Performance

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – The University of Tampa women's golf team opened the 2018-19 season with a team title at the 2018 RMAC Fall Preview behind another stellar effort from two-time All-American Kiira Riihijarvi.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 1st, 605 strokes (304-301), +37
Team Champion: Tampa, 605 strokes
Host: Colorado Mesa University
Location:
 Tiara Rado Golf Course | Grand Junction, Colo.
Total Rounds: 2
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:

OTHER NOTABLES:

  • Riihijarvi shot rounds of 63 and 67 to lead all Spartans in both rounds.
  • The opening round 63 was not only a school record by Riihijarvi, but it was also an unofficial course at Tiara Rado.
  • Junior Cadavid also finished in the top-10 as she had rounds of 75 and 76.
  • Head coach Missey Jones did not register any individuals.
  • A total of 17 teams competed.
  • Tampa was the lone Sunshine State Conference school in the field of teams.

UP NEXT:
Tampa continues fall action on October 7-9 at the Shark Invitational. SSC foe Nova Southeastern will host the event at the PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

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