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Wildcats Move Up Leaderboard on Final Day in Hoover

uk golf women 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/21/14) — The University of Kentucky women’s golf team moved up four spots on the final day of the 2014 SEC Championship to tie for eighth place at 45-over par, 909, at the Greystone Golf and Country Club.

For the second straight day, UK recorded one of the low team rounds by scoring a 12-over par, 300. No. 13 Vanderbilt won the SEC Championship with a 16-over par, while No. 6 South Carolina (+26), No. 4 Arkansas (+20), No. 7 Alabama (+32) and No. 16 LSU (+34) completed the top five. Vanderbilt’s Simin Feng won the individual title with a score of 7-under par, 209.

Rounding out the rest of the team standings were No. 22 Auburn (+36), Texas A&M (+44), Georgia (+45), UK (+45), Missouri (+49), No. 19 Florida (+49), Mississippi State (+54), Tennessee (+57) and Ole Miss (+61).

Sophomore Cylia Damerau recorded a top 20 finish for the Wildcats by placing 18th with three-day score of 9-over par, 225. For the third straight day Damerau shot a 3-over par, 75. The Cham, Switzerland, native tallied six birdies over the weekend. The 18th place finish marks her second top 20 placing of the season.

For the second straight day senior Liz Breed carded the low Kentucky round, finishing with a 1-over par, 73, Sunday. After the first day, Breed climbed nearly 40 spots on the leaderboard during the second and third rounds. She tied for 24th with an 11-over par, 227.

Freshman Haley Mills turned in a 2-over par, 74, Sunday to finish 13-over par, 229, for the tournament. Mills tied for the team lead with six birdies for the weekend.

Sophomore Sarah Harris and freshman Alessandra Walker each tied for 53rd at 18-over par, 234. Harris shot a 10-over par, 82, Sunday, while Walker recorded a 6-over par, 78.

Up next:

UK will await to find out where they are headed for the NCAA Regionals, which are held May 8-10.

Greystone Golf & Country Club
Hoover, Ala. – April 18-20
Par: 72
Yardage: 6,037

Live Scoring: stats

Final results:

  • T8. Kentucky: 313-296-300=909 (+33)

  • 18. Cylia Damerau: 75-75-75=225 (+9)

  • T24. Liz Breed: 82-72-73=227 (+11)

  • T31. Haley Mills: 81-74-74=229 (+13)

  • T53. Sarah Harris: 76-76-82=234 (+18)

  • T53. Alessandra Walker: 81-75-78=234 (+18)
For more information on the University of Kentucky women’s golf team please visit UKathletics.com.

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