Kiira Riihijarvi Takes Second Individual Title of Season

Kiira Riihijarvi Takes Second Individual Title of Season

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Kiira Riihijarvi won her second straight individual championship to start her senior season as the University of Tampa finished second overall at the Shark Invitational.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 2nd, 898 strokes, +34 (298-305-295)
Team Champion: Nova Southeastern, 889 strokes, +25
Host: Nova Southeastern University
Location: PGA National - Fazio Course | Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Total Rounds: 3
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OTHER NOTABLES:

  • This marks the eighth individual title for three-time All-American Riihijarvi.
  • Riihijarvi was the top Spartan in all three rounds.
  • The three-round 210 for Riihijarvi was one stroke shy of the collegiate course record at PGA National.
  • Cadavid finished second overall as all five Spartans were in the top-20.
  • Head coach Missey Jones did not register any individuals.
  • A total of six teams competed.
  • UT was joined by host Nova Southeastern along with Eckerd (5) and Palm Beach Atlantic (6) from the Sunshine State Conference.

UP NEXT:
Tampa is back in action at the Saint Leo Invitational on Oct. 13-15, which will take place at Lake Jovita Golf Course in Dade City, Fla.

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