Freshmen Gain Valuable Experience as UT Ends Season at SSC Tourney

Freshmen Gain Valuable Experience as UT Ends Season at SSC Tourney

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's golf team played to a ninth place finish at the 2017 Sunshine State Conference Championships to conclude their season.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 9th, 992 strokes, +128 (328-340-324)
Team Champion: Nova Southeastern, 888 strokes
Location: The Country Club of Winter Haven | Winter Haven, Fla.
Total Rounds: 3
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:
Sofia Cadavid | 38th overall, 243

Kiira Riihijarvi | 40th overall, 247

Jess Wild | 41st overall, 252

Katelin Lawson | 42nd overall, 253

Kensi Olson | 45th, 257

OTHER NOTABLES:
Cadavid led all UT golfers for the second time in the 2016-17 season. The other came in October at the Saint Leo Invitational.

Cadavid registered the top overall round with a 79 in Monday's round. Her and Riihijarvi each registered an 80 in Tuesday's final round.

• Tampa did not register any individual competitors.

• UT's top two golfers were each freshman as Wild, a junior, was the lone non-freshman in head coach Missey Jones lineup.

• Barry's Charlotte Puts was the medalist with a final score of 216.

• A total of 10 teams competed.

• Tampa finished 86 strokes ahead of 10th-place finisher Eckerd College.

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