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Sy Records Top 5 Finish at ICON Invitational

Sy Records Top 5 Finish at ICON Invitational

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HOUSTON – The Illinois women’s golf team recorded a 10th-place finish at the ICON Invitational after carding a final round 293 (+5). The Fighting Illini ended the tournament as a team at nine-under, tied for the sixth-lowest 54-hole tournament total in program history.

Isabel Sy shot a final round 74 (+2) to finish fifth, a career best. It was Sy’s second Top 5 finish, and third Top 10 finish, of the season. Her tournament total of nine-under was also a career-low mark for a 54-hole event. The junior’s 17 total birdies were tied for third-most in the tournament.

Crystal Wang finished tied for 30th at one-under after her even-par final round of 72. Wang collected 40 total pars during the tournament, tied for fourth most among the field. The Diamond Bar, Calif., native has placed in the Top 30 in 10-straight events.

Siyan Chen fired a final round 74 (+2) to finish tied for 48th, Mattie Frick posted a third round 73 (+1) to place tied for 51st and Anna Ritter shot a 75 (+3) to end tied for 55th.

Texas A&M took home the team title with a 54-hole total of 830 (-34). The Aggies’ Zoe Slaughter captured the individual crown with a tournament total of 198 (-18).

The Illini will be back in action on Monday, March 13, where they begin play at the Briar’s Creek Invitational in Johns Island, S.C., hosted by the College of Charleston.


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