It was a battle with wind throughout the day. Gusts up to 40 miles per hour were reported during play throughout the day wreaking havoc with scoring.
In fact, at the time of this writing, teams are still on the course. The adverse conditions do not give hope to the teams still competing.
No. 2 UCLA won the top spot with a 13-over par total of 877. The Bruins shot the low round of the day which was 303 (+15). No. 9 Purdue (896), No. 11
UCLA’s Maria Jose Uribe claimed medalist honors at four-under par 212 after a 73 (+1) today. She edged teammate Stephanie Kono (-3, 213) by one shot, while
Christine Wolf led the way for the Lady Mocs with a six-over par 78. The sophomore had seven bogeys against one birdie on her card. Her clutch putting salvaged her round in the gusty conditions.
Wolf finished tied for 40th overall with teammate Emma de Groot. de Groot shot a 79 (+7) for her final round to join Wolf at 231 (+15) for the tourney. Her ball striking carried her through this day as she scored 11 pars with seven bogeys.
Maria Juliana Loza also carded a 79 (+7) to finish tied for 66th at 237. Maju birdied the third hole to offset eight bogeys on the day.
It was a tough round for Maria Salinas and Moa Duf.
“They really hung in there today,” smiled Head Coach Colette Murray. “It was not easy by any stretch, but they battled and earned their way to the finals.”
The NCAA Finals will be May 19-22 at the Caves Valley Golf in