Women's Golf Finishes 16th at Mason Rudolph

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Women's Golf Finishes 16th at Mason Rudolph

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — The LSU women’s golf team concluded its two tournaments in one week schedule with an 18-over par 306 on the final day Sunday of the Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship  at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.

LSU finished in 16th place in the 17-team event with a 43-over par 907 (293-308-306). UCLA won the championship with a 13-under par 54-hole total of 851 (281-283-287). The Bruins finished 14 shots of Arizona State and 15 shots ahead of three-time defending national champion Duke.

LSU freshmen Amalie Valle and Megan McChrystal shot the best round of the day for LSU at two-over 74 with LSU also counting 79s from Lindy LaBauve and Caroline Martens. Valle finished as LSU best golfer for the 54-hole competition at seven-over 223, in a tie for 36th place.

Duke’s star, Amanda Blumenherst posted a tremendous 13-under par 203 to win the individual competition with rounds of 66-68-69 to win by four shots.

LSU will take a break now before resuming the fall season at the Mercedes-Benz Championships at Knoxville, Oct. 12-14.

Mason Rudolph Women’s Championships

Final Team Results (Par 288-864)
1. UCLA 281-283-287 — 851 -13; 2. Arizona State 280-293-292 — 865 +1; 3. Duke 284-292-290 — 866 +2; 4. Oklahoma State 292-292-287 — 871 +7; 5. Florida 285-299-292 — 876 +12; 6. Southern California 291-295-291 — 877 +13; 6. Arizona 283-300-294 — 877 +13; 6. Auburn 288-301-288 — 877 +13; 9. Georgia 291-299-290 — 880 +16; 10 Purdue 294-296-300 — 890 +26; 11. Wake Forest 291-306-296 — 893 +29; 12. Stanford 293-302-299 — 894 +30; 13. Vanderbilt 301-301-299 — 901 +37. 14. South Carolina 294-311-300 — 905 +41; 14. Kentucky 290-306-309 — 905 +41; 16. LSU 293-308-306 — 907 +43; 17. Ohio State 295-317-301 — 913 +49.

Individual Top 5 (Par 72-216)
1. Amanda Blumenherst, Duke, 66-68-69 — 203 -13; 2. Anna Nordquist, Arizona Stat, 68-68-71 — 207 -9; 3. Sydney Clanton, Auburn, 71-71-68 — 210 -6; 3. Tiffany Joh, UCLA, 65-74-71 — 210 -6; 3. Pernilla Lindberg, Oklahoma State, 70-70-70 — 210 -6.

LSU Scores
T36. Amalie Valle         73-76-74 — 223 +7
T61. Megan McChrystal           74-81-74 — 229 +13
T70. Lindy LaBauve     69-83-79 — 231 +15
T70. Caroline Martens  77-75-79 — 231 +15
88. Nicole Crochet       82-76-84 — 242 +26