Junior Golf
White Cards Season Best, Wolverines in Tie for Third at Miami

Emily White

Feb. 27, 2017

» Michigan posted an opening 290 team total to position itself tied for third with host Miami after the first 18 holes of the Hurricane Invitational.

» Playing the front nine five-under after three birdies and an eagle, Emily White led U-M in the opening round with a season-best 70 (-2), topping her prior best by two shots.

» After a strong drive on the par-5, 465-yard seventh hole, White used a 5-wood to make the green but watched her ball roll to a stop roughly 42 feet from the hole. She drained the lengthy left to right, downhill putt for eagle.

» Elodie Van Dievoet continued her strong spring play with an even-par 72 as she erased two bogeys with two birdies while adding 14 pars on the day.

Site: Coral Gables, Fla.
Course: Biltmore Golf Course (par 72, 6,150 yards)
Tournament: Hurricane Invitational (Day 1 of 3)
U-M Team Standing: Tie-3rd of 15 Teams (290, +2) after Day 1
Top U-M Individual: Emily White, tie-4th (70, -2)
Next U-M Round: Tuesday, Feb. 28 -- at Hurricane Invitational (Coral Gables, Fla.), 7:30 a.m. (tee times)

Team Standings (After Day 1 of 3)

 1. Louisville              286 (-2)
 2. Northwestern            289
 3. MICHIGAN                290
    Miami                   290
 5. Penn State              291
 6. Barry                   296
    Minnesota               296
 8. Virginia Tech           297
    South Florida           297
10. Mercer                  300
11. Iowa State              301
    Florida International   301
13. Middle Tennessee        303
14. East Carolina           305
15. South Dakota State      309

Top Individuals

 1. Hannah Kim, Northwestern                69 (-3)
    Olivia Cason, Louisville                69
    Tilda Larsson, Barry                    69
 4. Emily White, U-M                        70
    Camila Serrano, Florida International   70
    Nicole Autrique, South Florida          70
 7. Stephanie Lau, Northwestern             71
    Whitney Stevenson, Virginia Tech        71
    Delfina Acosta, Miami                   71
    Lauren Hartlage, Louisville             71
    Jenna Burris, Middle Tennessee          71

Michigan Individuals

T12. Elodie Van Dievoet   72 (E)
T26. Grace Choi           74
T26. Megan Kim            74
T34. Alisa Snyder         75
T26. Kathy Lim            74*
T54. Hannah Ghelfi        77*
 
* playing as individual

Communications Contact: Tom Wywrot

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