Canes Wrap Up Day One in Michigan
EAST LANSING, Mich. – The University of Miami golf team is in sixth after the first two rounds of play at the 35th annual Mary Fossum Invitational, held Saturday at the par 72, 6,334-yard Forest Akers West Golf Course in East Lansing, Mich. Miami Shot 9-over-par as a team.
The Hurricanes return to the golf course Sunday, with a shotgun start scheduled for 9 a.m. Live scoring for the tournament is available at Golfstat.com.
“I’m disappointed in how the second round played out. We are a better team then what we showed,” head coach Patti Rizzo said. “36 holes, non-stop, is very exhausting, but not an excuse. I’m looking forward to a great round tomorrow.”
Miami got off to a hot start in round one, led by Dewi Weber. The senior led all competitors with a five-under 67 in the opening round. Overall, the junior concluded the first 36 holes tied-for-third, carding 3-under with seven birdies on the day.
Sophomore Kristyna Frydlova recorded a 5-over 149 finishing the day tied-for-31st, while junior Macarena Aguilera carded a 6-over 150 for UM’s third score. She stands in a 37th-place tie. Graduate student Claudia De Antonio shot 1-under in the second round, tacking on five birdies. Overall, she sits in a tie-for-45th, scoring eight-over-par. Junior Renate Grimstad closed out the afternoon nine-over, tied-for-56th.
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Team Standings (Par 72)
1. Virginia 571 (-5)
T2. Georgia 574 (-2)
T2. Florida 574 (-2)
4. Michigan State 575 (-1)
5. Old Dominion 576 ( 1)
6. Miami 585 ( 9)
7. Indiana 590 ( 14)
8. Texas Tech 591 ( 15)
9. Mercer 592 ( 16)
10. Toledo 596 ( 20)
11. Mississippi St. 600 ( 24)
12. Sacramento State 604 ( 28)
13. Rutgers 605 ( 29)
14. Kansas State 619 ( 43)
15. Northern Illinois 620 ( 44)
16. Eastern Michigan 634 ( 58)
T3. Dewi Weber 141 (-3)
T31. Kristyna Frydlova 149 ( 5)
T37. Macarena Aguilera 150 ( 6)
T45. Claudia De Antonio 152 ( 8)
T56. Renate Grimstad 153 ( 9)