April 13, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NCAA Women's Golf
Augusta Wins Stroke Play, Finishes Runner-Up In Match Play At Liz Murphey
ATHENS, Ga. – The Augusta University women's golf team finished runner-up at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic on Saturday afternoon, after falling to No. 12 South Carolina, 3-2, in the championship match at UGA Golf Course. Augusta won the stroke play portion at 2-over-par on Thursday and blew by No.7 Florida and No. 5 Arkansas in the match play quarterfinal and semifinal.
After leading stroke play on Thursday to enter match play in first place, the No. 54 nationally-ranked Jaguars rolled past No. 7 Florida and No. 5 Arkansas by a score of 4-1. Augusta squared off against No. 12 South Carolina in the match play championships on Saturday and dropped a close 3-2 match to finish second overall.
South Carolina 3, Augusta 2
Teresa Diez-Moliner (Aug.) vs. Emily Price (SC) all square
Maggie Ashmore (Aug.) def. Marion Veysseyre (SC), 4-and-3
Lois Kaye Go (SC) def. Cecilia Diez-Moliner (Aug.), 4-and-3
Anita Uwadia (SC) def. Linda Lundqvist (Aug.), 1-up
Charlotte Alran (Aug.) vs. Ana Pelaez (SC), all-square
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