BRADENTON, Fla. – The Coastal Carolina University women’s golf team finished in the runner-up spot at the Waterlefe/USF Invitational March 20 at the Waterlefe Golf and River Club in Bradenton, Fla. The Lady Chanticleers finished just one shot behind team champion Maryland, while freshman Aruka Felgueroso (Madrid, Spain/Blume) won the individual crown by nine shots, her second win of the season and fourth top-10 finish on the year.
Coastal shot rounds of 318-306-303=927 and had the second-best round of the day on Tuesday. Coastal finished two shots ahead of South Florida and 11 shots ahead of Princeton.
Felgueroso had rounds of 73-71-72=216, finishing nine shots ahead of Miami’s Tiffany Prats. She also won the inidividual crown at the Unlimited Potential/Myrtle Beach Classic. Sophomore Ann Maness (Galivants Ferry, S.C./Aynor) tied for 15th place with rounds of 82-77-76=235. Senior Katy Heher (Nichols, S.C./Pee Dee Academy) finished 23rd with scores of 82-79-77=238. Junior Rachel Graves (Essex, England/Colne Community) tied for 33rd place with rounds of 85-79-78=242, while freshman Johanna Rodert (Skoude, Sweden/Aby Gymnasium) finished 63rd with scores of 81-91-86=258.
Coastal will head to River Landing Golf Club in Wallace, N.C., for the UNCW Lady Seahawk Invitational March 26-27.
1. Maryland 313-303-310=926, 2. Coastal Carolina 318-306-303=927, 3. USF 322-308-299=929, 4. Princeton 315-308-315=928, t-5. Florida International 326-319-310=955, t-5. East Carolina 320-309-326=955, 7. Daytona Beach C.C. 319-324-316=959, 8. Miami 321-322-317=960, 9. Cincinnati 322-334-314=970, 10. Southern Miss 331-325-315=971, 11. Mercer 333-331-323=987, 12. Georgetown 332-335-321=988, 13. James Madison 329-336-333=998, 14. St. John’s 335-334-334=1,003
2. Tiffany Prats (Miami) 74-78-73=225
3. Christina Jones (USF) 78-77-71=226
4. Susannah Aboff (Princeton) 72-77-79=228
t-5. Lene Krog (ECU) 73-72-84=229
t-5. Anna Rogers (Mercer) 77-73-79=229
1. Aruka Felgueroso (Coastal) 73-71-72=216
t-15. Ann Maness 82-77-76=235\
23. Katy Heher 82-79-77=238
t-33. Rachel Graves 85-79-78=242
63. Johanna Rodert 81-91-86=258