Gophers Set for Web.com Intercollegiate
April 6, 2014
MINNEAPOLIS (GopherSports.com) -- The University of Minnesota women's golf program returns to action this week at the Web.com Intercollegiate, held at Marsh Landing Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Jacksonville and North Florida will serve as co-hosts for the two-day tournament with Central Florida, Chattanooga, Cincinnati, East Carolina, Florida International, Florida State, Illinois, James Madison, Louisville, Maryland, McNeese State, Missouri, Ohio State, Sam Houston State and Toledo also scheduled to compete.
The action gets underway with two round of play on Monday, begining with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. ET. Final round action is set for 8:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday.
Marsh Landing Country Club will play as a Par 72, 5,967-yard course for the tournament.
Jacksonville, which co-hosts this week's tournament, is coached by Shoreview, Minn., native Jennifer Borocz. Now in her second year at Jacksonville, Borocz is a graduate of Mounds View High School and played collegiately at Sam Houston State, which is also scheduled to play this week.
Last Time Out
Carmen Laguna tied for fourth individually as the University of Minnesota women’s golf program finished fifth at the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational at MountainView Golf Course in Tucson, Ariz.
Laguna closed out the competition with a one-over 73 in Saturday’s third and final round to finish the event with an even par (72-71-73—216) as the Gophers’ top finisher.Emie Peronnin was six over (72-76-74—222) to tie for 23rd in the individual competition.
Sarinee Thitiratanakorn (74-77-74—225, nine over) came in 34th while Anna Laorr was one shot back in a tie for 35th at 10 over (75-76-75—226). Banchalee Theinthongclosed out the Gophers’ contingency in a tie for 48th (77-78-73—228) while Taylor Quinn finished tied for 55th (76-71-83—230) as an individual competitor.
The Gophers finished the two-day tournament with an 887 team score and were 13 shots back from Nebraska – the team medal winner this weekend in Tucson. Minnesota (293-300-294—887, 23 over) were just three shots back from Gonzaga in fourth. Kent State and Missouri rounded out the top five. Gonzaga’s Alice Kim won the tournament with a six-under 210.
The Gophers return to action at the end of April with the Big Ten Championships April 25-27 in French Lick, Ind. The conference tournament will be played on the Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort.