April 20, 2010
Innisbrook, Fla. - The Louisville women's golf team captured their fourth BIG EAST Championship on Tuesday afternoon at the Innisbrook Resort. The Cardinals shot a 304, their lowest round of the tournament to hold off the USF Bulls. The Cardinals finished the tournament with a score of 920 for an eight stroke win. South Florida finished second with a score of 928 and Notre Dame finished third with a score of 936.
Junior Sara-Maude Juneau won her first BIG EAST championship, becoming the third Cardinal to win the championship. Juneau shot a 75 in the final round, winning the tournament with a decisive six stroke lead. She finished the tournament with a score of 220. Notre Dame's Annie Brophy and USF's Shena Yang tied for second with a score of 226.
Freshman Anna-Karin Ljungstrom had another solid performance for the Cardinals, firing a 75 in the final round to move up two spots. Senior Daphne Parker carded her lowest round of the tournament with a 74. Both Ljungstrom and Parker finished tied for fifth with a score of 231.
Freshman Candice Wiley shot an 80 in the final round. Wiley finished tied for 18th with a score of 241. Junior Laura Anderson made it back to the greens today and fired an 80 in the final round. Anderson did not place since she had to withdraw from the second round.
Three Cardinals earned All-BIG EAST honors after placing in the Top 10. Juneau, Ljungstrom and Parker all earned first team All-BIG EAST honors. It is the third straight honor for Juneau and the second straight for Parker.
Louisville now awaits the selection for NCAA Regionals which will be held May 6-8.