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UNCW women's golf team claims 15th place in Bruin Wave Invitational

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Tarzana, California – The UNCW women's golf team combined for a team total 329 to claim 15th place in the final round of the Bruin Wave Invitational Tuesday at the El Caballero Country Club.

The Seahawks finished the 54-hole event on the par-72, 6,173-yard layout with a 317-317-329=963 scorecard, nine strokes ahead of New Mexico State (322-320-330=972) and BYU (317-323-332=972).

Top-ranked Southern California more than doubled its 36-hole lead on its way to a 13-stroke victory with a three-round total of one-under-par 863 (296-277-290). Co-host No. 17 Pepperdine (291-290-295=876) took second while No. 2 UCLA (292-286-308=886) finished third and No. 11 Arizona (299-295-305=899) claimed fourth.

Senior Lori Beth Adams paced the Seahawks in their spring debut, finishing tied for 21st with a 73-72-82=227 tournament scorecard. Sophomore Meghan Theiss (84-79-76=239) claimed a share of 55th and fellow sophomore Annette Lyche (79-84-81=244) earned a share of 68th while junior Mallory Warrick (85-87-90=262/T-84th) and senior Megan Burnham (81-82-WD=163/90th) rounded out UNCW's lineup.

Southern California claimed the top three spots of the individual leaderboard as Kyung Kim (70-70-73=213) recorded a one-shot victory over teammates Annie Park (77-68-69=214) and Doris Chen (72-67-75=214). Pepperdine teammates Grace Na (73-72-71=216) and Marissa Chow (72-70-74=214) finished in a tie for fourth.

UNCW returns to action March 21-23 as it takes part in the LSU Tiger Classic at The University Club in Baton Rouge, La.

Team Results: 1 Southern California (296-277-290=863)  … 2 Pepperdine (291-290-295=876) … 3 UCLA (292-286-308=886 … 4 Arizona (299-295-305=899) … 5 Oklahoma State (294-297-312=903) … 6 Washington (299-301-311=911) … 7 California (301-303-309=913) … 8 Oregon State (301-309-316=926) … 10 Washington State (306-314-309=929) … 11 Long Beach State (308-311-317=936) … 12 UNLV (308-312-317=937) … 13 San Diego State (314-308-316=938) … 14 CSU-Northridge (322-314-315=951) … 15 UNCW (317-317-329=963) … T-16 New Mexico State (322-320-330=972) … T-16 BYU (317-323-332=972)

UNCW Results: Lori Beth Adams (72-72-82=227/T-21st) … Meghan Theiss (84-79-76=239/T-55th) … Annette Lyche (79-84-81=244/T-68th) … Mallory Warrick (85-87-90=262/T-84th) … Megan Burnham (81-82-WD=163/90th)

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