April 7, 2014
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (Gophersports.com) – After two rounds of play at the Web.com Intercollegiate, the University of Minnesota women’s golf program sits tied for fourth with the third and final round of play set for Tuesday morning at Marsh Landing Country Club.
Minnesota (287-293—580, four over par) opened the day with a 287 before carding a 293 in the afternoon round. The first-round score sits tied for the fourth best team round in school history – four of the top seven team rounds in Minnesota history have now been recorded during the 2014 spring season.
Sophie Kitchen (68-74--142) is competing as an individual at the event and is currently tied for 10th in the individual competition.
The Gophers are paced by a pair of upperclassmen in a tie for 14th. Anna Laorr (74-69—143) and Banchalee Theinthong (68-75—143) lead the way while Carmen Laguna (70-75—145) sits tied for 24th. Emie Peronnin (76-74—150) and Sarinee Thitiratanakorn (75-76—151) round out the scoring for Minnesota.
Florida State leads the team competition (288-280—568, eight under par) followed by East Carolina (289-286—575, one under par), Chattanooga (282-295—577, one over par), Minnesota and Central Florida (289-291—580, four over par). Florida State’s Matilda Castren (69-66—135, nine under par) leads the individual competition.
Marsh Landing Country Club plays as a Par 72, 5,967-yard course for the tournament.
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