No. 17 Spartan Women's Golf Wraps Up Fall Play, Finishes Seventh at Landfall Tradition
Oct. 24, 2010
WILMINGTON, N.C. - The No. 17 Michigan State women's golf team wrapped up fall play by shooting a 305 in Sunday's final round of the Landfall Tradition to place seventh at the 18-team tournament. Overall, the Spartans finished with a team score of 903 (304-294-305).
Sophomore Caroline Powers finished in the top 10 for the third time this fall by taking seventh with a 3-over 219. After carding a 75 in Friday's first round, Powers shot even par in her next two rounds. Powers tied for 10th at the Tar Heel Invitational and placed third at the Mary Fossum Invitational earlier this season.
Senior Aimee Neff improved every round of the tournament and finished tied for 30th on the leaderboard. Neff shot a 79 in the first round, a 75 in the second, and closed with a 1-over 73 to total a 227 (+11).
Playing in only her second career collegiate tournament, true freshman Allyssa Ferrell was third on the team with a 228 (72-76-80) to tie for 33rd.
No. 4 UCLA claimed the team tournament title with a 16-over 880. With their seventh-place finish, the Spartans finished ahead of eight other teams in the top 50 of the Golfweek rankings: No. 16 Wake Forest, No. 31 Ohio State, No. 47 Chattanooga, No. 22 South Carolina, No. 42 Northwestern, No. 23 Oklahoma State, No. 43 Florida State and No. 46 Texas Tech.
The Spartans return to action for the spring season Feb. 14-16 at the Regional Challenge in Palos Verdes, Calif.
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