UNCW women's golf finishes fourth at CAA tourney

UNCW women's golf finishes fourth at CAA tourney


SOUTHPORT, North Carolina – Senior Meghan Theiss and sophomore Kayla Thompson each carded a 7-over par score of 79 as UNCW finished play at the Colonial Athletic Association Women's Golf Championship with a fourth-place effort at St. James Plantation on Sunday afternoon.

The Seahawks, who held the lead after the opening round on Friday, posted a final round score of 318 to finish with a 940 team score. Delaware, which took the lead in the second round, compiled a 306 team score to earn the team championship while College of Charleston finished eight strokes back in second place.

Theiss finished the three-round tournament in a tie for sixth place after posting a 233 score while Thompson earned a share of 17th place following a three-round score of 241.

Senior Annette Lyche turned in an eighth-place finish after shooting an 8-over par 80 in the final round while freshman Ellinoora Moisio ended the tournament tied for ninth place with a 236 score, including an 8-over par 80 in the final round.

Sophomore Alaina Yeatts earned a piece of 17th place after shooting an 81 for the second straight round.UNCW Individual Results: T6. Meghan Theiss 71-83-79=233; 8. Annette Lyche 80-75-80=235; T9.Ellinoora Moisio 77-79-80=236; T17. Kayla Thompson 82-80-79=241; T17. Alaina Yeatts 79-81-81=241.   

Team Results: 1. Delaware 323-298-306=927 (+63); 2. College of Charleston 323-303-309=935 (+71); 3. William & Mary 313-316-309=938 (+74); 4. UNCW 307-315-318=940 (+76); 5. Elon 309-318-317=944 (+80); 6. James Madison 328-319-333=980 (+116); 7. Towson 330-322-333=985 (+121); 8. Hofstra 350-353-342=1045 (+181).  

Individual Leaders: 1. Andrea Slane (Delaware) 77-71-70=218; 2. Alessandra Liu (W&M) 76-72-72=220 (+4); 3. Nathalie Filler (Delaware) 78-73-77=228; 4. Mary Chandler Bryan (CofC) 76-77-77=230; 5. Morgan Webber (CofC) 82-71-79=232; T6. Emily Brooks (Elon) 73-82-78=233; T6. Meghan Theiss (UNCW) 71-83-79=233; 8. Annette Lyche (UNCW) 80-75-80=235; T9. Ellinoora Moisio (UNCW) 77-79-80=236; T9. Mia Zanghetti (W&M) 82-79-75=236.