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Golf in Eighth Through Two Rounds

Golf in Eighth Through Two Rounds

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The University of Miami golf team capped the first day of competition at the 2021 ACC Women’s Golf Championship sitting in a tie for eighth at 24-over, 600.

The Hurricanes enter Friday’s final round of competition 17 strokes behind No. 15 Virginia Tech for fourth, looking to earn a spot in Saturday’s match play semifinal.

Leading the way at the par 72, 6,089-yard Sedgefield Country Club is freshman Nataliya Guseva. Ranked No. 21 on golfstat.com, the Moscow native carded seven birdies through the opening 36 holes and sits in a tie for eighth at one-under-par.

Overall, she enters the final round six strokes back from the current tournament leader, Gina Kim of Duke.

Fellow freshman Sara Byrne rebounded with an even-par second round and sits in a tie for 26th at five-over-par.

Following closely behind, fourth-year junior Kristyna Frydlova carded five birdies on Thursday and is tied for 33rd at seven-over par.

Rounding out the Hurricanes lineup are Daniella Barrett (+13, 157) and Anna Backman (+18, 162) who respectively are tied for 49th and 55th.

Live stats for Friday’s final round will be accessible HERE.