Women's Golf Headline
two individuals in red numbers and a round at even par, the Florida womens golf
team climbed out of a three-way tie for ninth and into possession of a
third-place tie Monday during second-round play at the UCF Challenge to benefit
the Florida Childrens Hospital.
The Lady Gators posted the second-best collective score in the 18-team field and erased nine strokes from Sundays first-round tally of 292. Defending champion Duke maintained its lead as did Blue Devils sophomore, Alison Whitaker, sitting at 9-under par through two rounds of play.
We just reviewed everyones round yesterday and assessed what went well and what needed work, head coach Jill Briles-Hinton said. We realized we played decent yesterday and other teams just played better. We figured we would go into today and play well, climb up the leaderboard and thats what we did.
I had more confidence today and more belief that what I was doing was good and really stuck with it, Chudy said. I made a lot of really good putts today.
in front of family and friends, freshman Jessica Yadloczky (
I think we learned the course as we played yesterday, Yadloczky said. The wind was really bad during our practice round but we were able to get adjusted and were committed to all our shots. We want to come out even more committed tomorrow than we were today because if we stay mentally prepared and strong, well score well.
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junior Ornella Jouven (La
Senior Eleanor Tucker (Wilson, N.C.), competing as an individual, fired a second-round score of 78, one stroke better than Sundays round of 79.
Florida wraps up the UCF Challenge Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. with another shotgun start. Live stats can be tracked at www.golfstat.com.
T11 - Jessica Yadloczky (72-70142)
T13 - Tiffany Chudy (75-68143)
T21 - Hannah Yun (73-72145)
T21 - Whitney Myers (72-73145)
T89 - Ornella Jouven (87-73160)
T80 - Eleanor Tucker (79-78157)*
*Competing as individual
1 Duke (282-282564)
2 Purdue (289-283572)
T3 USC (281-294575)
5 UCLA (286-291577)
T6 Pepperdine (285-295580)
T6 Georgia (289-291580)
10 Auburn (292-291583)
11 LSU (290-294584)
T12 UCF (292-299591)
16 Vanderbilt (302-297599)
18 Furman (307-299606)