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Women's Golf Wins UNF Collegiate in Dominant Fashion

March 06, 2018
By ODU Athletics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Old Dominion women's golf team cruised to the team title at the UNF Collegiate this week at Jacksonville Golf and Country Club.

"We are very excited to win a tournament," said head coach Mallory Hetzel. "More importantly, we played a lot of high-quality golf and made positive strides towards future successes."

The Monarchs (E) finished 19 strokes ahead of second-place Chattanooga (+19) after carding a 5-over 293 as a team on Tuesday.

Four of ODU's five players finished in the top 11, led by Abigail Portyrata (-2), who finished fourth, and Katerina Vlasinova (-1), who finished fifth. Portyrata and Vlasinova were two of just five players to finish the tournament under-par.

Maggie Simmermacher (+1) tied for sixth and Charlotte De Corte (+2) finished in 11th. Rounding out the ODU lineup was Sana Tufail (+15), who tied for 46th.

Up next, ODU heads to Johns Island, South Carolina, for the Briar's Creek Invitational March 18-20.

"We are looking forward to a new event on our schedule in Briar's Creek" said Hetzel. "It is a phenomenal golf course with a challenging field."

1. Old Dominion (E)
2. Chattanooga (+19)
3. Toledo (+22)
4. Daytona State (+23)
5. WKU (+25)
6. Murray State (+26)
7. Delaware (+32)
8t. North Florida (+35)
8t. South Alabama (+35)
10. Xavier (+39)
11. Eastern Kentucky (+43)
12. Stetson (+51)
13. Cincinnati (+61)
14. UAB (+68)
15. Charleston Southern (+69)
16. Central Michigan (+72)
17. Samford (+83)

4. Abigail Poryrata (-2)
5. Katerina Vlasinova (-1)
6t. Maggie Simmermacher (+1)
11. Charlotte De Corte (+2)
46t. Sana Tufail (+15)

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