Women's Golf Heads to Florida


March 3, 2018

Conway - Coastal Carolina’s women’s golf team will look to build on its impressive showing at the Florida State Match Up when they travel to Florida to play at the Hurricane Invitational.

The University of Miami will host the event which will be played at the 18-hole, par-71, 6,800-yard Biltmore Country Club located in Coral Gables, Fla.

The 10-team field will host two top-25 ranked teams in Oklahoma (16th) and host Miami (24th).

Barry University, one of the top NCAA Division II programs in the country, will also be in the field and are ranked fifth in D-II golf.

CCU has moved up in the rankings and will enter the event ranked 64th. Other teams competing in the Invite are Virginia Tech (45th), Kentucky (57th), Penn State (58th), Maryland (60th), Mercer (74th) and South Dakota State (156th).

The event will be a three-day format with the opening round beginning on Monday, March 5, and will conclude on Wednesday, March 7.

CCU will be led by reigning Sun Belt Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week, Malene Krolboll Hansen. She led the Chanticleers to a third-place tie at the Florida State Match Up, by finishing with a seven-under 209 (69-70-70). Her 209 tied herself for the third best tournament score in program history. With her finish, Krolboll Hansen has moved up in the individual rankings and enters the event ranked 27th in the latest GolfStat rankings.

Krolboll Hansen is not the only CCU golfer playing well. Marie Lunackova shot a career-best three-under 213 at the Florida State Match Up which tied her for eighth.

Frantiska Lunackova’s even-par 216 tied her for 15th and Stephanie Henning’s one-over 217 tied her for 20th.

LiveStats will be available for each round at golfstatresults.com, with the link located at goccusports.com.

For complete coverage of CCU women’s golf, follow the Chants on social media @CoastalWGolf (twitter), facebook.com/CCUChanticleers (facebook), @GoCCUSports (Instagram) or visit the official home of Coastal Carolina Athletics at goccusports.com.



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