Lady Jags finish second in Puerto Rico on the links

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

RIO GRANDE, P.R. – The Jaguars finished second overall in their second tournament of the spring 2014 season at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic on the Rio Mar Country Club River Couse, finishing with a 17-over 881.

Senior Casey Kennedy and freshman Josefine Nyqvist tied for ninth overall with Kennedy shooting a 1-over in the third and final round, while Nyqvist carded a 2-over 74 to each finish at 217 for the tournament. Freshman Eunice Yi shot her second-best round of the event with a 1-over 73 to tie for 13th. Freshman Jessica Haigwood shot her second straight 78 to finish 219 to take 45th and Jags senior Christine Duschek-Hansen tied for 74th, shooting 5-over today to finish with a 241.

Purdue’s Aurora Kan hung on to the top-individual spot with a 5-under 211 after shooting even par today. No. 8 Arkansas won the team title with a 3-over 867, while No. 40 GRU Augusta notched a 17-over 881 for second. No. 19 Northwestern took third behind the Jags with a 22-over 886, No. 29 Auburn carded a 27-over 891, and unranked Georgia finished with a 28-over 892 to round out the top-five teams.