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Ronderos Ties for Seventh at John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate

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


Team Results

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

– UM –