The University of Florida
womenís golf team dropped both rounds by close margins at the Hooters Match
Play Championships on Monday in Orlando.
The 14th seeded Lady Gators were edged out by No. 11 Texas A&M, 3-2-0 and No. 10 Georgia, 3-2-0.
Four Lady Gators
claimed wins during either the first or second rounds of play on Monday. Redshirt sophomore Nicole Schachner
fell to Sarah Zwartynski of Texas A&M
in the first round, 6 and 5, but defeated Georgiaís Mallory Hetzel via forfeit. Redshirt
junior Brittany Nelson (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.)
also claimed a win in the second round, defeating Carolina Andrade, 1-up.
Nelson came up short in a close match with Texas A&Mís Lauren Johnson in the first round with a
score of 2 and 1.
Jensen (Belleair, Fla.) and Andrea Watts (Bradenton, Fla.)
both claimed victories against the Aggies in the
first round. Jensen defeated Alexa Porter, 2 and 1,
while Watts was victorious over Ashley
Freeman, 1-up. Both golfers fell in the second round with Jensen being defeated
in a well-fought match, 1-up, by Marta Silva and Watts
falling to Tess Fordham, 3 and 2.
sophomore Lauren Uzelatz (Lakeland, Fla.) fell
to Texas A&Mís Crystal Reeves, 6 and 4, and
Georgiaís Leigh Crosby, 3 and 2.
three continues on Tuesday when Florida
will take on No. 16 Tulsa. Live scoring is available at www.GatorZone.com and
No. 11 Texas A&M def. No. 14 Florida, 3-2-0
Sarah Zwartynski def. Nicole Schachner
(UF), 6 and 5
Johnson def. Brittany Nelson (UF), 2 and 1
Jensen (UF) def. Alexa Porter, 2-up
Watts (UF) def. Ashley Freeman, 1-up
Crystal Reeves def. Lauren Uzelatz (UF), 6 and 4
No 10 Georgia def.
No. 14 Florida, 3-2-0
Nicole Schachner (UF) Won by Forfeit
Nelson (UF) def. Carolina Andrade 1-up
Silva def. Evan Jensen (UF) 1-up
Fordham def. Andrea Watts, UF, 3 and 2
Crosby def. Lauren Uzelatz (UF), 3 and 2