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Thursday March 29, 2012No. 17 Florida Women's Golf Travels to Georgia for 2012 Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic

Athens, Ga.

Isabelle Lendl

After winning its second consecutive SunTrust Gator Women’s Invitational, the UF women’s golf team will travel to Athens, Ga. to compete in the 2012 Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic, March 30-April 1.The No. 17 ranked Gators will be competing in the event for the third consecutive year. Last year the event was played as a team best ball style and UF finished fifth out of 23 teams. This year’s tournament will return to the traditional tournament scoring method.

 

The Liz Murphey Classic is a three-day event set to be played Friday, March 30 through Sunday, April 1. There will be three 18-hole rounds with a round being played each day. UF’s tee times are schedule to begin at 9:50 a.m. ET on Friday morning.

 

The Gators will compete against 16 other schools in the 2012 Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic. Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina make up all the SEC schools in the field. Alabama, the No. 2 ranked team in the country, headlines a field that has 12 teams ranked or receiving votes in the latest Golf World/NGCA Coaches’ Poll.

 

Florida’s lineup for the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic is as follows:

               

Name

Year

2011-12 Average

Camilla Hedberg

Fr.

73.14

Evan Jensen

Sr.

74.66

Mia Piccio

Jr.

73.76

Andrea Watts

Sr.

76.90

Isabelle Lendl

Jr.

78.05

 

For live scoring throughout the tournament visit golfstat.com.

 

Click here for complete pre-tournament notes.

 

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Tournament Field (Golf World/NGCA Coaches’ Poll rankings in parentheses)

Alabama (2)

 Arkansas

Auburn (5)

Augusta State

Denver (RV)

Florida (17)

Florida State (RV)

Georgia (10)

Kent State

Michigan State (25)

Missouri

Notre Dame

Oklahoma (RV)

Purdue (RV)

South Carolina (RV)

Virginia (RV)

Wake Forest (RV)

 

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