Buckeyes fire solid final round to maintain Top 3 standing against competitive field
COLUMBUS, Ohio – With a final round of 294, the 21st-ranked Ohio State women’s golf team maintained its tie for third during the final round of play at the Bryan National Collegiate in Greensboro, N.C. The Buckeyes concluded the three-day, 54-hole event with a total of 886 (+22) to tie with No. 4 Duke and No. 22 Vanderbilt on the par 72, 6,323-yard Players Course at the Bryan Park Golf and Enrichment Center.
Florida State held on to its top spot to take the tournament title with a total of 873 (+9). The medalist was Cheyenne Woods of Wake Forest who topped the individual leaderboard at 5-under 211. The 18-team field featured 12 teams ranked in the top 30 of the most recent Golfweek/Sagarin ratings.
Freshman Rachel Rohanna was even through her opening six holes but had a five-hole span which produced four bogeys. She settled down in the round with three birdies on her way to her second-consecutive round of 73. The Waynesburg, Pa., native concluded the tournament tied for 14th at 221.
Also tying for 14th at 221 was In Hong Lim. After opening with a bogey, the junior from Melbourne, Australia, went on to make par on 13 holes and fire two birdies for a round of 73.
Despite a final round which included four bogeys and a double-bogey, sophomore Vicky Villanueva was able to find birdies on four holes to finish the day with a round of 74. Totaling 222, the Chacabuco, Argentina, product concluded the tournament tied for 20th.
Amy Meier struggled early in her round with three bogeys and a double-bogey, but had a complete turnaround and ended up carding her lowest round of the tournament with a 74. The freshman from Rochester Hills, Mich., notched six pars and three birdies on her last nine holes to tie for 43rd at 227.
Recording a round of 81, senior captain Emma Jandel slipped into a tie for 54th at 229. Sophomore Nara Shin, competing as an individual, opened with a double-bogey, but concluded the day with back-to-back birdies to card a round of 77 and tie for 84th at 238.
The Buckeyes will have a two-week hiatus before wrapping up their spring slate at their own Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational, April 17-18 at Ohio State’s own Scarlet Course.
Bryan National Collegiate – Final
Players Course, Bryan Park Golf and Enrichment Center, Greensboro, N.C.
Par 72, 6,323 yards
Team Standings Scores
1. Florida State 291-288-294-873 (+9)
2. Wake Forest 289-291-294-874 (+10)
T-3. Ohio State 292-300-294-886 (+22)
T-3. Vanderbilt 291-304-291-886 (+22)
T-3. Duke 293-300-293-886 (+22)
T-6. Tennessee 287-305-296-888 (+24)
T-6 North Carolina 301-297-290-888 (+24)
8. LSU 306-295-289-890 (+26)
9. South Carolina 294-302-297-893 (+29)
10. Northwestern 309-298-288-895 (+31)
11. Virginia 304-306-289-899 (+35)
12. Auburn 303-297-300-900 (+36)
13. Arkansas 306-300-297-903 (+39)
14. Louisville 308-298-302-908 (+44)
15. Coll. of Charleston 302-309-303-914 (+50)
16. UNC Greensboro 306-301-317-924 (+60)
17. N.C. State 316-316-309-941 (+77)
18. UNC Wilmington 317-314-311-942 (+78)
Ohio State Results Scores
T-14. In Hong Lim 72-76-73-221 (+5)
T-14. Rachel Rohanna 75-73-73-221 (+5)
T-20. Vicky Villanueva 74-74-74-222 (+6)
T-43. Amy Meier 76-77-74-227 (+11)
T-54. Emma Jandel 71-77-81-229 (+13)
T-84. Nara Shin (Ind.) 80-81-77-238 (+22)