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Badgers win Lady Paladin Invitational in record style


Sept. 22, 2013


GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Wisconsin women’s golf team recorded a record-setting win at the 54-hole Lady Paladin Invitational at the Furman University Golf Course in Greenville, S.C.

The Badgers were crowned tournament champion with a 1-over par 290-294-281--865. After shooting the fifth best 36-hole score in school history on Saturday with an 8-over par 290-294--584, UW closed out the competition on Sunday with a third-round score of 281 to set the school 54-hole record. The previous record of 870 was set in 2009 at the Challlenge of Onion Creek in Austin, Tex.

Clemson took second behind UW with a 3-over par 287-291-289--867, while GRU Augusta rounded out the top-3 teams with a 9-over par 285-288-297--870.

UW senior Kris Yoo and freshman Brooke Ferrell both placed in the top-5. Yoo tied for third place with a 3-under par 73-70-70--213, which is her 54-hole career low and ties the school 54-hole record set in 2012 by Lindsay Danielson.

Ferrell tallied a 2-under par 72-74-68--214 placing fifth. Her score of 214 is a 54-hole career best, while her third-round score of 68 is an 18-hole career low and ties for a sixth best 18-hole score in school records.

Senior Alexis Nelson placed 11th with a 2-over par 72-77-69--218, while junior Aaren Ziegler ended the competition tied for 31st with an 11-over 73-80-74--227.

Rounding out the invitational for Wisconsin was junior Kimberly Dinh, who recorded a 45th-place finish with a 14-over par 79-73-78--230.

Competing as an individual, UW freshman Aya Johnson tied for 41st with a 13-over par 76-78-75--229.

The Badgers will look to continue their successful start to the 2013 fall season when they travel to the Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City, Iowa, for the Diane Thomason Invite on Oct. 12-13.

UW Scores
T3 Kris Yoo -3, 73-70-70--213
5 Brooke Ferrell -2, 72-74-68--214
11 Alexis Nelson +2, 72-77-69--218
T31 Aaren Ziegler +11, 73-80-74—227
T41 Aya Johnson +13, 76-78-75--229
T45 Kimberly Dinh +14, 79-73-78--230

Team Results
1 Wisconsin +1, 290-294-281--865
2 Clemson +3, 287-291-289--867
3 GRU Augusta +6, 285-288-297--870
4 East Carolina +27, 301-292-298--891
T5 Furman +30, 290-301-303--894
T5 Florida State +30, 294-302-298--894
7 Texas A&M +33, 302-299-296--897
8 Samford +36, 307-291-302--900
9 Kennesaw State +37, 306-298-297--901
10 Georgia State +43, 302-303-302---907
11 Coastal Carolina +48, 301-304-307--912
12 Wofford College +50, 302-309-303—914
13 UNC Wilmington +70, 302-327-305--934
14 Southern Mississippi +82, 314-309-323--946
15 Nova Southeastern +84, 316-312-320--948
16 UNCG +89, 326-316-312--953

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