March 1, 2003
Humacao, Puerto Rico – The South Carolina women’s golf team finished in seventh place after firing a 303 Saturday at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic in Humacao, Puerto Rico. The Lady Gamecocks finished with a total score of 908, one stroke back of the top five. Duke won the tournament, recording a 293 in the final round for a total score of 872.
All-American and two-time defending SEC Champion Kristy McPherson fired a two-under par 70 Saturday to finish with a total score of two-over par 218. McPherson finished in a tie for second place, her third top five, and fourth top ten finish of the year.
Senior Kacy Thompson finished in a tie for 23rd after firing a five-over par 77 Saturday and finish with a total score of 228. Junior Marci Robinson recorded an 81 to finish with a total score of 230 and tied for 31st place. The remaining scores for the Lady Gamecocks were sophomore Tiffany Catafygiotu (75, 231, T50) and junior Adrienne Gautreaux (84, 241, T241).
Duke won the tournament by 29 strokes over Georgia who finished with a 901. Florida finished in third place with 903, followed by Tulsa who finished with a 905. Texas and Kent St. finished tied for fifth with a total score of 907.
Kristina Engstrom of Duke won the individual field firing a one-under par 71 to finish with a total score of one-under par 215. Suzie Fisher of Tulsa (73), McPherson (70) and Aimee Cho of Florida (75) finished in a three-way tie for second place. Three players finished tied for fifth place.
South Carolina, U of
T2 Kristy McPherson 74 74 70 218
T23 Kacy Thompson 76 75 77 228
T31 Marci Robinson 73 76 81 230
T50 Tiffany Catafygiotu 82 80 75 231
T60 Adrienne Gautreaux 80 77 84 241