UA women golfers win Mason Rudolph tourney
In its first tournament of the season, the Arizona women’s golf team won the title at the Mason Rudolph Championship in Nashville on Sunday. The three-round, three-day event was held at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.
The Wildcats combined for an 889 (+25) with rounds of 298, 286 and 305. Arizona also finished ahead of Pac-12 foes Stanford (11th) and Oregon (12th). Virginia finished second with an 892 (+28), and Michigan State rounded out the top three with an 897 (+33).
Emilie Burger of Georgia won the individual medal with rounds of 72 all three days. She finished with an even-par 216.
In her Arizona debut, sophomore Kendall Prince led the Wildcats by tying for second individually. She had rounds of 73, 70 and 76 for a score of 219 (+3). Sophomore Manon Gidali finished in a four-way tie for sixth place, carding rounds of 74, 71 and 77 for a total of 222 (+6). Also making her Arizona debut, freshman Janie Jackson finished in a five-way tie for 23rd place with rounds of 74, 71 and 83 for a score of 228 (+12).
Freshman Anna Kim moved from tied for 57th to tied for 39th on the final day of play. She carded rounds of 77, 81 and 73 for a score of 231 (+16). Sophomore Andrea Vilarasau rounded out the Arizona five in a four-way tie for 41st place. She notched scores of 79, 74 and 79 (232, +16).