DAYTONA BEACH , Fla. ?C The Arizona womenˇ?s golf team moved into a tie for 13th place with in-state rival Arizona State after three rounds of play.? The Wildcats carded their best round of the tournament, a 298 (+10) to bring their total score to 916 (+52) after 54 holes of play.? Duke held on to the lead after carding a five-over par 293 on Thursday, giving the Blue Devils a total score of 880 (+16), eight strokes ahead of Purdue.
Purdueˇ?s Christel Boeljon remained in first place after carding a three-under 69 on Thursday.? Boeljonˇ?s score of 210 (-6) is five strokes ahead of the closest competition, Southern Calˇ?s Paola Moreno.
Junior Mary Jacobs used a strong third round, which included five birdies, to move into a tie for 27th place after previously standing in a tie for 79th place.? The Godfrey, Ill., product carded a three-under par 69 during the third round to bring her total score to 226 (+10).
Junior Alison Walshe carded her best round of the tournament on Thursday, a four-over par 76.? The Westford, Mass., native is tied for 73rd place with a score of 234 (+18).
Freshman Brittany Benvenuto is tied for 109th place with a score of 245 (+29) after 54 holes of play.
The final round of the tournament is set to begin at 8 am tomorrow morning.
Live statistics are available on golfstat.com.
Top Five Teams
1. Duke 300-287-293=880 (+16)
2. Purdue 303-294-291=888 (+24)
3. UCLA 303-291-299=893 (+29)
4. Georgia 303-299-300=902 (+38)
T5. Vanderbilt 303-302-298=903 (+39)
Stanford 299-300-204=903 (+39)
Arizona Individual Finishes
T27. Mary Jacobs 79-78-69=226 (+10)
T27. Amanda Wilson 73-78-75=226 (+10)
T49. Adriana Zwanck 75-77-78=230 (+14)
T73. Alison Walshe 77-81-76=234 (+18)
T109. Brittany Benvenuto 82-85-78=245 (+29)