Feb. 12, 2013
Event: 11th Annual Lady Puerto Rico Classic
Course: The River Course at the Rio Mar Beach Resort (Rio Grande, P.R.)
Course Info: 6,191 yards (Par-72)
NU Results: T-9th/15 teams • 300-300-309=909 (+45)
Next NU Event: March 8-9, 2013 – Clover Cup – Mesa, Ariz.
Lady Puerto Rico Results • Golfstat.com Live Scoring
RIO GRANDE, P.R. – Freshman Kaitlin Park led Northwestern with her top-five finish at the 11th Annual Lady Puerto Rico Classic. The Tustin, Calif., had the best finish of her young Wildcat career, tying for fifth, with a 54-hole score of 2-over 218. Park had her best round of the tournament on Tuesday, posting a 1-under 71, to ensure her second top-10 placement this season.
Beginning on the fifth hole, Park was 3-under after the first five holes with three birdies and two pars. She had a fourth birdie on hole 17 and finished the tournament with nine birdies, which tied for third amongst the field. Park improved her score each day, shooting a 2-over 74 on Sunday, went 1-over 73 on Monday before ending the tournament at 1-under 71.
Park led the six NU competitors as the Wildcats tied for 9th in the 15-team field, shooting a 909 (+45). The ’Cats were one stroke behind eighth-place Kentucky (908) and tied with SMU.
Sophomore Hana Lee finished in the top-25, tying for 25th, shooting an 11-over 227. Freshman Suchaya Tangkamolprasert tied for 40th at 15-over 231.
A pair of upperclassmen also competed in Puerto Rico as junior Devon Brown tied for 57th (18-over 234) while senior Lauren Weaver had her best round of the tournament on the final day and finished in a tie for 72nd (26-over 242).
Freshman Elizabeth Szokol rounded out the NU contingent as she competed as an individual and tied for 66th at 21-over 237.
NU will play its annual Alumni Match, Saturday, March 2, in Jupiter Fla., before heading west to its next tournament at the Clover Cup in Mesa, Ariz., March 8-9.
Northwestern – 9th/15 teams • 300-300-309=909 (+45)
T5 – Kaitlin Park – 74-73-71=218 (+2)
T25 – Hana Lee – 74-74-79=227 (+11)
T40 – Suchaya Tangkamolprasert – 77-74-80=231 (+15)
T57 – Devon Brown – 75-79-80=234 (+18)
T66 – Elizabeth Szokol – 76-81-80=237 (+21)*
T72 – Lauren Weaver – 82-81-79=242 (+26)
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