Kentucky Places 11th
March 18, 2012
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky women's golf team finished the final round of the SunTrust Gator Women's Invitational in 11th. Kentucky shot a 26-over-par 306 on their final day of action in Gainesville, Fla., leaving the Wildcats at 56-over-par 896 on the weekend.
Kentucky was led by Betsie Johnson's tie for 11th finish at 8-over-par 218. Johnson had a consistent weekend, shooting a 3-over-par 73 in the final round after shooting a 73 and 72 in the first two rounds. Johnson sunk two birdies on her final day in Gainesville.
Host Florida took home the championship after shooting a round-best, 7-over-par 287 in the final round. Florida finished at 24-over-par 864 on the weekend with Alabama finishing in second, just one stroke off Florida at 25-over-par 865. Florida State placed third with a 32-over-par 872 as Georgia finished fourth with a 37-over-par 877. Duke rounded out the top five with a 42-over-par 882.
Junior Heather Lott improved on her second round score, shooting a 4-over-par 74 on the final day. Lott finished the weekend in a tie for 24th while shooting 12-over-par 222. Lott sunk a birdie to go along with 13 pars in her last day of action.
Sophomore Liz Breed shot a 7-over-par in her final round of play to finish at 13-over-par 223. Breed's six birdies left her in a tie for 28th on the weekend.
Junior Megan Moir improved a stroke in her final round, shooting a 12-over-par 82. Moir's 31-over-par 241 left her in a tie for 85th. Senior Ashlee Rose shot a 15-over-par 85 in the last round, finishing 74th at 27-over-par 237.
The Wildcats will have a couple weeks off until they return to action April 6-8 at the Bryan National Collegiate in Browns Summit, N.C.
For more information regarding the University of Kentucky women's golf team please go to UKathletics.com
SunTrust Gator Women's Invitational
March 16-18, 2012
Mark Bostic Golf Course (Par 70 - 6,704 yards)
T11. Betsie Johnson - 73, 72, 73 (+8)
T24. Heather Lott - 72, 76, 74 (+12)
T28. Liz Breed - 70, 76, 77 (+13)
74. Ashlee Rose - 77, 75, 85 (+27)
T85. Megan Moir - 76, 83, 82 (+31)