Lopez Ties For Sixth At PING/ASU Invitational
TEMPE, Ariz. – University of Arkansas junior Gabriela Lopez posted a final round 74 tying for sixth place at the PING/ASU Invitational in Tempe, Ariz., Sunday.
The Mexico City, Mexico, native, shot 214 with rounds of 70-70-74. Lopez opened her final round on the 10th hole and turned even with two birdies and two bogeys. She added a pair of bogeys on the front nine to finish plus-two for the day.
The seventh-ranked Razorbacks were 13-over in the final round and finished 11th against a very talented field. Arkansas posted scores of 283-298-301=883.
Junior Regina Plasencia finished tied for 34th overall shooting 69-75-77=221. Sophomore Summar Roachell was tied for 45th with 73-76-74=223, followed by sophomore Samantha Marks who finished tied for 70th with rounds of 72-77-80=229. Freshman Alana Uriell rounded out the Razorback scores and finished tied for 77th overall with 78-77-76=231.
Eighth-ranked Arizona won the event shooting three-under 861 for the three-day events. Baylor, ranked No. 28, was second tying No. 25 and host Arizona State with 868. Top-ranked Southern California and No. 4 South Carolina tied for fifth with 870.
|T6||Gaby Lopez (2)||70||70||74||214|
|T34||Regina Plasencia (1)||69||75||77||221|
|T45||Summar Roachell (4)||73||76||74||223|
|T70||Samantha Marks (3)||72||77||80||229|
|T77||Alana Uriell (5)||78||77||76||231|
|T2||#25 Arizona State||287-290-291=868||+4|
|T4||#1 Southern California||289-287-294=870||+6|
|T4||#4 South Carolina||288-284-298=870||+6|
|T12||#22 San Diego State||302-291-291=884||+20|
The Razorbacks travel to Birmingham, Ala., April 17-19, for the 2015 Southeastern Conference Women’s Golf Championship. Teams at the event include No. 29 Alabama, No. 7 Arkansas, No. 35 Auburn, No. 18 Florida, No. 66 Georgia, No. 55 Kentucky, No. 6 LSU, No. 107 Ole Miss, No. 9 Mississippi State, No. 78 Missouri, No. 4 South Carolina, No. 15 Tennessee, No. 13 Texas A&M, and No. 17 Vanderbilt.
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