Despite firing its second-lowest round of the season on the final day, the No. 6 Tennessee golfers turned in a fifth-place showing at the Bryan National Collegiate in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Tennessee jumped from 11th to fourth place after carding a season-low 287 on Saturday, but the efforts could not overcome the total of 314 the team recorded on Friday. Purdue totaled a 281 on Sunday to overtake UT for fourth place. No. 1 Duke claimed the
tourney title with an 856, 33 shots ahead of the Lady Vols.
Junior Young-A Yang found herself in the red for the second straight day, shooting a 3-under-par 69. It was her ninth round of par or better, establishing a new school record. Yang finished third overall with a 214, five shots behind Duke's Candy Hanneman
Tina Schneeberger shot an even-par 72 in the final round to finish tied for 25th. Carrie Cole finished a shot behind to place 28th.
The Lady Vols are off this week to begin preparations for the SEC Championships, April 20-22, in Gainesville, Fla.
Lady Vol rowers finish second at San Diego Classic
Head coach Lisa Glenn took her Tennessee rowing team 2,200 miles to compete at the San Diego Crew Classic, where the Lady Vols finished second.
The Varsity 8+ team comprised of Erika Twedt, Lauren Kueck, Kristen Logan, Ashley Smith, Kacey Montgomery, Kelly Kraiss, Grace Harrington, Ginny Bradley and Lindsay Sagar finished the Grand Final of the Women's Cal Cup in 7:19.63, just five seconds behind
a crew from Tulsa. The Lady Vols met up with Kansas State, Gonzaga, North Carolina and Southern Cal in the Grand Final.
The classic was one of the biggest 2,000m races of the year and marked the second trip West for the Lady Vols in their six-year history. The team travels to Bloomington, Ind., this weekend for a dual meet with Indiana.