UNCW Press Release
WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Junior Kayla Thompson shot a three-over-par 75 to lead UNCW during the opening round of the 15th annual Landfall Tradition on Friday afternoon at the Country Club of Landfall.
The Seahawks, who completed the first round with a 307 team score, hold the 15th position in the team standings. Oklahoma, which is making its first-ever appearance in the event, surged to a four-stroke lead over Wake Forest after setting the tournament record for best opening round score with a four-under-par 284.
Thompson posted two of the Seahawks’ eight birdies in the opening round en route to a share of 37th place.
Junior Lyberty Anderson and sophomore Ellinoora Moisio are tied for 55th place after carding a five-over-par score of 77. Anderson led UNCW with three birdies in the first round while Moisio posted a birdie on the fourth and 10th holes.
Freshman My Nguyen is tied for 69th place after shooting a six-over-par score of 78 while junior Alaina Yeatts posted an 83 in the first round.
Up Next for the Seahawks: UNCW continues play at The Landfall Tradition with the second round on Saturday morning. The Seahawks will tee off from the 10th hole beginning at 9:15 a.m.
UNCW Individual Results: T-37. Kayla Thompson 75; T-55. Lyberty Anderson 77; T-55. Ellinoora Moisio 77; T-69. My Nguyen 78; 93. Alaina Yeatts 83.
Team Results: 1. Oklahoma 284; 2. Wake Forest 288, 3. Purdue 291; T-4. UCF 293, T-4. Alabama 293; T-6. Furman 296; T-6. NC State 296; T-8. South Carolina 297; T-8. Iowa 297; T-10. Virginia 300; T-10. North Carolina 300; 12. Texas Tech 301; T-13. Clemson 303; T-13. Notre Dame 303; 15. UNCW 307; 16. Michigan State 308; 17. Penn State 309; 18. Brown 332.
Individual Leaders: 1. Hannah Wood (Oklahoma) 69; T-2. Cheyenne Knight (Alabama) 70; T-2. Ana Peleaz (South Carolina) 70; T-2. Valerie Tanguay (Oklahoma) 70; T-5. Sarah Burnham (Michigan State) 71; T-5. Julia Ford (Virginia) 71; T-5. Erica Herr (Wake Forest) 71; T-5. Ashley Holder (UCF) 71; T-5. Ida Ayu Melati Putri (Purdue) 71; T-5. Covadonga Sanjuan (Purdue) 71; T-5. Sierra Sims (Wake Forest) 71; T-5. Lauren Stephenson (Alabama) 71.
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