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:
- Kiira Riihijarvi | 1st overall, 130 (-12)
- Sofia Cadavid | 9th overall, 151 (+9)
- Sydney Stengel | 19th overall, 155 (+13)
- Heather Kipniss | 64th overall, 169 (+27)
- Lauren Fantaroni | 71st overall, 173 (+31)
- 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.
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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