Team Effort Helps Spartans to Second-Place WGI Finish

Team Effort Helps Spartans to Second-Place WGI Finish

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's golf team opened its spring where it left off, posting an impressive second-place finish at the World Golf Invitational among stiff competition.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 2nd, 602 strokes, +26 (307-295)
Team Champion: Nova Southeastern, 579 strokes, +3 (288-291)
Host: Flagler College
Location: Slammer and Squire Golf Club | St. Augustine, Fa.
Total Rounds: 2
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:

OTHER NOTABLES:

  • After winning three fall tournaments, Riihijarvi was five strokes off the lead.
  • Riihijarvi carded rounds of 72 and 69, with her second-round score representing a team-best.
  • Cadavid shot her best career round with a 70 on Monday, finishing in the top-10 for the second time in her career and recording a career-best finish as well.
  • Head coach Missey Jones did not register any individuals.
  • A total of 18 teams competed.
  • Nova Southeastern's Sofia Garcia Austt won with a two-round score of 136.
  • After placing seventh on Sunday following round one, the Spartans improved by five spots in Monday's final round to finish as the runner-up.
  • Joining team champion Nova Southeastern and UT from the Sunshine State Conference were Saint Leo (3), Florida Southern (5), Palm Beach Atlantic (13) and Embry-Riddle (15).

UP NEXT:
Tampa returns to the links on February 18-19 at Florida Southern's Lady Moc Classic, which will be played at Grasslands Country Club in Lakeland, Fla.

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