UNCW finishes in a tie for 10th at the Landfall Tradition

UNCW finishes in a tie for 10th at the Landfall Tradition

UNCW Press Release 

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Senior Meghan Theiss shot a one-over par round of 73 as UNCW ended play at the 14th annual Landfall Tradition in a tie for 10th place following the final round at the Country Club of Landfall on Sunday afternoon.

Duke, which finished the tournament with a 284 team score for the second straight day, claimed the team title after finishing with an 11-stroke lead over Notre Dame. Sarah Burnham of Michigan State took home individual medalist honors after posting a 6-under par round of 66 to close the tournament with a 5-under score of 211.

Theiss finished in a tie for 19th place after carding three birdies in the final round, including back-to-back birdies on the 12th and 13th holes.

Senior Annette Lyche earned a share of 24th place after finishing with a 4-over par score of 220 while freshman Ellinoora Moisio claimed a tie for 42nd place with a 225 tournament score, including a 76 score in the final round.

Sophomore Alaina Yeatts posted a 76 in the final round to finish in a tie for 59th place while sophomore Kayla Thompson earned a share of 65th place.

Tournament Notes of Interest
• Michigan State set a tournament record by posting a 275 team score in the third round. The Spartans eclipsed the previous record set by Tulane (2004) and Wake Forest (2007) by six strokes.
• Duke earned its second Landfall Tradition championship. The Blue Devils also earned the title in 2009.
• The Blue Devils also set a tournament record by finishing with an 855 team score, shattering the previous record of 864 set by Wake Forest last year.
• Burnham matched the tournament individual record for lowest round with her 6-under par round on Sunday. It is the fourth time a player has carded a 66 in a single round in tournament history.
• Burnham also led the tournament field with 17 birdies, including six during the final round.
• Michigan State led the field with 50 birdies during the three-round tournament.
• Duke posted a 7-under par score on par-3 holes during the tournament while Wake Forest was an impressive 13-under par on par-5 holes.
• Three teams – UCF, Virginia and Purdue – posted an eagle during the tournament.
• Ashley Holder of UCF, who won the 2014 individual title, finished in a tie for second place with a 212 tournament score (-4).

Up Next for the Seahawks: UNCW will be idle until March when the Seahawks resume their schedule at The Clover Cup hosted by Notre Dame.

UNCW Individual Results: T-19. Meghan Theiss 72-74-73=219; T-24. Annette Lyche 69-74-77=220; T-42. Ellinoora Moisio 73-76-76=225; T-59. Alaina Yeatts 76-77-76=229; T-65. Kayla Thompson 79-73-79=231; 96. Sydney Boyd 92-WD-WD=92.

Team Results: 1. Duke 287-284-284=855; 2. Notre Dame 291-294-281=866; 3. Oklahoma State 289-292-286=867; 4. Michigan State 291-306-275=872; 5. Alabama 299-286-297=882; 6. NC State 295-311-279=885; 7. Wake Forest 303-294-289=886; 8. Purdue 296-300-291=887; 9. South Carolina 301-304-283=888; T-10. UNCW 290-297-302=889; T-10. Clemson 298-306-285=889; 12. Virginia 301-303-286=890; 13. Penn State 305-302-285=892; 14. North Carolina 308-303-290=901; 15. Ohio State 303-303-297=903; 16. UCF 308-307-295=910; 17. Kentucky 307-323-292=922; 18. Elon 303-316-308=927.

Individual Leaders: 1. Sarah Burnham (Michigan State) 71-74-66=211; T-2. Ashley Holder (UCF) 72-69-71=212; T-2. Katelyn Dambaugh (South Carolina) 72-72-68=212; T-4. Jennifer Kupcho (Wake Forest) 74-71-68=213; T-4. Leona Maguire (Duke) 71-72-70=213; T-4. Maddie McCrary (Oklahoma State) 70-71-72=213; T-4. Celine Boutier (Duke) 75-69-69=213; 8. Lauren Coughlin (Virginia) 71-75-67=214; 9. Lauren Waller (Penn State) 75-72-68=215.

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