Women finish tied for seventh at MR
Sept. 26, 2010
The Vanderbilt men’s team finished in sixth and the women’s team finished in a tie for seventh at the 2010 Mason Rudolph Championship at the Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tenn. The University of Memphis captured the men’s title with a 10-under par, 842 (274-284-284), and LSU won the women’s championship with a record-setting, 21-under par, 843 (278-282-283).
Memphis captured the men’s title by two strokes over South Carolina, who finished with an eight-under par, 844. Jack Belote of Memphis won medalist honors with an eight-under par, 205 (66-69-70) on the South Course.
LSU won the women’s tournament by two strokes over Purdue, who also broke the 54-hole record with a 19-under par, 845. LSU beat the previous 54-hole record set by UCLA in 2008 by seven strokes, and Purdue beat the previous mark by five strokes. California’s Pia Halbig won medalist honors for the women, shooting a 13-under par, 203. The 203 also tied a 54-hole scoring mark set by Amanda Blumenherst of Duke in 2007. Halbig won the individual title by three storkes over Michelle Shin of Wake Forest.
T4. Adam Hofmann – 71-70-68=209
T10. Charlie Grace – 68-71-72=211
T26. Ryan Haselden – 72-70-73=215
T52. Charlie Ewing – 74-75-72=221
T68. Ryan Thornton – 74-75-76=225
- Hofmann’s fourth place finish is his best since he earned runner-up honors at the 2009 Reunion Intercollegiate. Hofmann missed the entire 2009-10 campaign with an injured wrist.
- Grace’s finish was his best in his two-year Commodore career…his previous best came Gordin-Myers, where he competed as an individual at the Gordin-Myers when he finished in a tie for 33rd. Grace’s first-round 68 was the best round of his career.
- Grehan led all Vanderbilt players with a four-under par, 212.
- Keith’s 69 tied a career single-round low with a final round 69. She also shot a 69 in the second round of the Tar Heel Invitational on October 10, 2009.
- Other records were also broken this week. LSU’s opening round 278 tied a first-round team total record (USC, 2009), and Wake Forest’s Michelle Shin tied a single-round record with a first-round 65 on Friday. - Southern Cal tied a third-round team total record with a 278. The Trojans’ Lisa McCloskey also tied a third-round individual record with a five-under par, 67.
- Marina Alex’s T-35 finish is her only her second finish outside of the top 20 in her last 14 tournaments.
- Lauren Stratton’s second-round 69 tied for a career-best…she also shot a 69 in the second round of the SEC Championship.
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