Hines paces Women's Golf to 16th place finish at Lady Tar Heel
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The University of Texas women's golf team finished tied for 16th place after the dust settled at the Lady Tar Heel Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. Sunday afternoon.
Texas was led by freshman Caney Hines for the second week in a row, who finished the tournament tied for 25th place with a three round total of 10-over for three days.
"We did not finish the way we wanted but we saw some things we can build on," said head women's golf coach Susan Watkins. "This team has a lot of potential and we are working on getting better every week."
The Longhorns had a combined score of 938, 31 over par, to finish in a tie for 16th place with Kentucky.
Duke won the tournament with a three-round total of three under-par 861. Auburn finished second with a 18 over-par 882, Vanderbilt was third with a 29 over-par 893, Wake Forest was fourth with a 32 over-par 896 and Virginia rounded out the top five with a 36 over-par 900.
Junior Julia Best followed her opening round score of one under-par 71 with back-to-back nine over-par 81s to finish in a tie for 49th place, second on the Texas squad for the tournament.
Sophomore Brittany Givilancz rounded out the Texas five tied for 91st place with a score of 30 over-par 246.
The Longhorns will compete next when they host the Weis Cup - Alumni Tournament on Saturday October 29, in Austin at the University of Texas Golf Club.