Ronderos Ties for Seventh at John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate
March 31, 2009
Stockbridge, Ga. – –
University of Miami sophomore Maria Ronderos carded a 74 in her final round to tie for seventh at the John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate hosted by Georgia State at 6,074 yard par 72 Eagle’s Landing Country Club Tuesday. Ronderos registered her second top 10 finish of the season.
Miami did not finish the team competition as sophomore Christina Hirano withdrew with an injury. Senior Anabelle Paulino did not the make the trip due to illiness and the Hurricanes competed with four golfers in the tournament.
Host team Georgia State won the individual and team championships. Sandra Maier was named individual medalist after carding a 216 (E). Fellow Panther Anna Scott finished one shot back at 217. Stefanie Kenoyer of Furman finished third at 219. Georgia State won the team competition with an 886 (+22). Furman finished second with an 895, Chattanooga third at 896, ETSU fourth at 898.
Ronderos finished eight-over for the tournament with a three-round total of 224. Freshman Jennifer Hirano shot 15-over par 231 which tied for 36th after turning in a 78 in her final round. Freshman Begona Sarabia carded an 81 in the final round and had a three-day total of 236.
Miami was in ninth place after shooting 613 – nine strokes out of the top five heading into the final round on Tuesday. UM shot 305 in the opening round before posting a 308 in the second round.
The Hurricanes will return home to get ready to host the Ryder Canes & Cardinal Classic April 6-7 at Don Shula’s Golf Club in Miami Lakes.
Miami Individual Results
T7 Maria Ronderos 73-77-74=224(+8)
T36 Jennifer Hirano 76-77-78=231 (+15)
T44 Begona Sarabia 79-76-81=236 (+20)
WD Christina Hirano 77-78-WD
1. Georgia State 297-291-298=886
2. Furman 300-290-305=895
3. Chattanooga 300-295-301=896
4. East Tennessee State 297-293-308=898
5. Campbell 305-299-301= 905
6. Jacksonville St. 309-299-307=915
7. UNC Greensboro 306-306-308=920
8. Augusta State 307-304-316=927
9. Elon 311-310-311=932
10. Maryland 319-311-303=933
11. Western Carolina 315-313-309=937
12. James Madison 314-319-308=941
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