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Petrova posts low score for UE in final round


Aces complete opening tournament in Illinois

NORMAL, Ill. – Finishing the final round with a 2-over 74, Kate Petrova paced the University of Evansville women’s golf team with a tie for 25th place finish at the Redbird Invitational.

Combined with her rounds of 75 on Sunday, Petrova finished the tournament at Weibring Golf Club with a 224 to lead the Purple Aces.  Second on the team but playing as an individual, Trinity Dubbs wrapped up the contest three strokes behind Petrova.  Her 227 tied her for 38th.  She had a 78 in the third round.

Allison Enchelmayer was next for the Aces.  Wrapping up play one stroke behind Dubbs, Enchelmayer scored a 77 in the final round on her way to a tie for 41st.  Jane Grankina had a consistent showing, posting an 81 in all three rounds.  She registered a 243.

Magdalena Borisova and Carly Frazier rounded out the scoring.  Borisova carded an 83 in the last round and finished with a 247 while Frazier recorded an 85 and shot a 257 in the opening tournament.

Evansville came home in 14th place with a 942.  UE made a late run at Indiana State, outscoring the Sycamores by eight strokes on the final day before falling short by seven.  Bradley took top team honors with an 865.  They defeated Illinois State by one.  Grace Aromando from the Braves continued her stellar tournament.  After back-to-back rounds of 67 on Sunday, she posted a 6-under 66 on Monday to score a 200.  She defeated Illinois State’s Jinyoung Yun by four.

Next up for the women is “The Velvet”, which is hosted by Murray State.  It will take place Sept. 18-19 in Paducah, Ky.