@HurricanesGolf Takes Third at the #ACCWGolf Championship

@HurricanesGolf Takes Third at the #ACCWGolf Championship

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. – University of Miami women’s golf senior Delfina Acosta made her final Atlantic Coast Conference Championship one to remember on Saturday, as she finished third to lead the No. 19-ranked Hurricanes to a third-place finish.

Miami’s finish was its best at the ACC Championship in program history. Miami concluded the tournament with a three-round total of 874.

The Hurricanes earned their best conference finish thanks to a final round 288. Miami’s final round score was the lowest among the 12-team tournament field, which allowed the Hurricanes to jump two spots and move past North Carolina and Clemson.

Miami’s final day score also marked the 13th round this season the Hurricanes have shot under 290.

Acosta’s third-place performance marked her best career finish at the ACC Championship. Her final day score of 68 was the lowest round among the individual tournament field and capped a tournament that saw her post a season-best three-round total of 213.

The Argentina native posted six birdies on the day. She began by carding birdies on four of the first six holes. She finished the front nine four-under-par (32) and closed out her final round by shooting even par on the back nine.

Sophomore Dewi Weber also posted a career-best ACC finish, as she tied for 14th. Weber carded a final round of even par, 72. The Netherlands native tallied five birdies, but also had five bogeys. Weber finished the tournament with a three-round total of 218.

Weber’s finish on Saturday marked the eighth time this season she has finished in the top 15.

Miami freshman Renate Grimstad, Macarena Aguilera and Filippa Moork rounded out the Hurricanes’ top five, as they tied for 21st (220), tied for 31st (226) and tied for 39th (228), respectively.

Duke captured the team title with a three-round total of 859. Duke’s Leona Maguire earned medalist honors thanks to a tournament total of 210.

The three-day event was held at the Reserve Golf Club of Pawleys Island on the par 72, 6,186-yard, Beach Course.

The Hurricanes will await a potential bid to the 2017 NCAA Regional Championship, which is set for May 8-10.