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UTSA to compete at LSU Tigers Classic this weekend

Courtesy: UTSA Athletics
Release: 03/19/2014
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SAN ANTONIO — UTSA will return to action this weekend when it travels to Baton Rouge, La., to compete in the LSU Tiger Golf Classic. The three-day event is slated to tee off on Friday morning at the University Club (par 72/6,215 yards).

The Roadrunners will square off against 14 teams, including eight top-50 squads, in a field that includes No. 4 Arkansas, Baylor, No. 16 Central Florida, No. 38 Denver, No. 29 Kentucky, Louisiana-Monroe, No. 17 LSU, Missouri, No. 42 Notre Dame, Purdue, No. 47 SMU, TCU, No. 33 Tulane and UNC Wilmington.

The 54-hole tournament begins with tee times at 8:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, followed by an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start on Sunday.

UTSA is coming off an 11th-place finish at the SunTrust Gator Invitational on March 14-16, behind Taylor Newlin's 21st-place showing (72-74-75—221).

What: LSU Tiger Golf Classic

When: Friday, March 21 — Sunday, March 23

Where: University Club — Baton Rouge, La.

Tournament Field: #4 Arkansas, Baylor, #16 Central Florida, #38 Denver, #29 Kentucky, Louisiana-Monroe, #17 LSU, Missouri, #42 Notre Dame, Purdue, #47 SMU, TCU, #33 Tulane, UNC Wilmington, UTSA

Format: 54 holes, 18 each day (Tee times starting at 8:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday followed by an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start on Sunday)

Live Scoring: birdiefire.com

2013 Team Champion: Arkansas (899)

2013 Individual Champion: Emily Tubert, Arkansas (216)


UTSA Lineup
Fabiola Arriaga, Sr. (Torreon, Mexico)
· Leads the squad with a 73.82 stroke average
· Recorded a season-best 214 (68-74-72) en route to a 13th-place tie at The Alamo Invitational
· Stands 57th in the NCAA in pars per round (11.94)

Chelsea Bretcher, Sr. (Austin, Texas)
· Registered a final-round 70 to tie for 48th (224) at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational
· Tied for 27th with a 73-78-73—224 at the 2011 The Alamo Invitational
· Owns a 79.13 stroke average

Taylor Newlin, Sr. (Frisco, Texas)
· Tied for seventh at The Alamo Invitational with a 69-70-74—213
· Ranks third on the team with a 74.88 stroke average
· Carded a 72-74-75—221 to tie for 21st at the SunTrust Gator Invitational

Aimee Ponte, Fr. (St. Sampson’s, U.K.)
· Ranks fourth in the NCAA in fairways hit (.926)
· Tied for 32nd at The Alamo Invitational with a 74-75-70—219
· Recorded a 77.79 stroke average to rank fourth on the squad

Brogan Townend, So. (Blackburn, England)
· Ranks second on the squad with a 74.35 stroke average
· Registered a second-round 67 en route to tying for 13th at The Alamo Invitational
· Tied for 17th with a 223 (78-73-72) at The “Mo”Morial

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