Women's Golf Finishes Second in the Mercedes-Benz Championship

Laura Anderson

Laura Anderson

Oct. 18, 2009

Knoxville, Tenn. - The 22nd ranked Louisville women's golf team finished second in the Mercedes-Benz Women's Championship on Sunday at the Fox Den Country Club. The Cardinals shot a 305 in the final round to finish with a score of 887. Host Tennessee won the event with a score of 868. South Carolina finished third with a score of 889.

Junior Laura Anderson finished in a tie for the lead. Anderson finished the day at one under par, with five birdies on the day. She tied with Tennessee's Nathalie Mansson with a score of 213. Anderson and Mansson went into a sudden death playoff which ended on hole five with Mansson winning.

Junior Sara-Maude Juneau shot a 75 in the final round. Juneau finished fourth with a score of 216. Freshman Anna-Karin Ljunstrom shot a 77 in the final day. Ljungstrom finished tied for 25th with a score of 225.

Senior Daphne Parker shot an 82 in the final round. Parker finished tied for 73rd with a score of 235. Freshman Candice Wiley shot an 82 in the final round. Wiley finished tied at 85th with a score of 243.

The Cardinals will wrap up the fall season at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown on Oct. 26.



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