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Diaz Ties School Record, Leads ‘Roos To 6th Place Finish
UMKC Athletics 10-6-2015
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Quick Facts:
o   Location: Lincoln, Neb.

o   Course: Country Club of Lincoln
o   Tournament: Chip-N Club Invitational
o   Teams Finish: 6th out of 13 teams
o   Individual Leader: Cynthia Diaz (t10th out of 75 individuals)
o   Next UMKC Event: Oct. 19-20, Blue Raider Invitational – Murfreesboro, Tenn.

(Kansas City, Mo.) – Cynthia Diaz fired a school record tying 219 at the Chip-N Club Invitational to tie for 10th at the Country Club of Lincoln and lead the UMKC women’s golf team to a sixth place finish in the 13 team field with a 914 that ranks as the fourth best score in school history

 

In the opening round, Diaz shot an even par 72 with five birdies, including back-to-back on 17 and 18.  The freshman matched her score in round two, carding three birdies in the round, registering her second straight on both the par-4 1st and the par-3 14th.  Diaz then closed out the event on Tuesday with a final round 75, highlighted by her lone birdie on the par-5 13th.

 

 

Fellow Colombian Maria Henao tied for 24th in the event, starting off with an up-and-down round one 77 that included five birdies with back-to-back on both the 1st and 2nd and the 16th and 17th.  Henao followed with a 75 in the second round, with three birdies, including her second straight on both the 2nd and 17th.  In the third round, the second-year ‘Roo shot a 78 that featured her third straight birdie on No. 2 and placed her at +14.

 

 

In her second event as a ‘Roo, Chandler Gallagher finished in 36th at +18 after a five birdie tournament that included two on the 2nd, while Mackenzie Black was two shots back in 42nd after matching Gallagher’s five birdies.

 

 

Madison Wolff, meanwhile, rounded out the lineup in 52nd, carding a single birdie in each round, while Kailee Kuehn tied for 24th as an individual after a second round that included four of her seven birdies.

 

Notre Dame was the team champion in the event, defeating South Dakota State by 30 shots, while Kansas’ Yupaporn Kawinpakorn was the individual winner at -4.

Team Top-10:

Pos.

School

Total

To Par

1

Notre Dame

860

-4

2

South Dakota State

890

+26

3

Kansas

893

+29

4

Missouri State

894

+30

5

Nebraska

895

+31

6

UMKC

914

+50

7

South Dakota

939

+75

8

North Dakota State

945

+81

9

Bellevue

946

+82

10

Illinois State

947

+83

Individual Top-10:

Pos.

Player

School

To Par

Total

1

Yupaporn Kawinpakorn

Kansas

-4

212

2

Isabella DiLisio

Notre Dame

-2

214

3

Talia Campbell

Notre Dame

-1

215

4

Kari Bellville

Notre Dame

E

216

 

Maddie Rose Hamilton

Notre Dame

E

216

6

Verena Gimmy

Missouri State

+2

218

 

Stine Pettersen

Missouri State

+2

218

 

Ariadna Fonseca

Kansas

+2

218

 

Megan Mingo

South Dakota State

+2

218

10

Jordan Ferreira

Notre Dame

+3

219

 

Cynthia Diaz

UMKC

+3

219

UMKC Scores:

Pos.

Player

To Par

Rnd 1

Rnd 2

Rnd 3

Total

t10.

 Cynthia Diaz

+3

72

72

75

219

t24.

 Maria Henao

+14

77

75

78

230

t36.

 Chandler Gallagher

+18

76

81

77

234

42

 Mackenzie Black

+20

83

78

75

236

52

 Madison Wolff

+25

79

80

82

241

t24.

 Kailee Kuehn

+14

80

74

76

230

Notes:
Cynthia Diaz ties school record with 219 tournament score, carding her second and third rounds at par and her first collegiate top-10… 914 tournament score is tied for the fourth best in school history.

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