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Maryland Places Third at the Briar’s Creek Invitational

Maryland Places Third at the Briar’s Creek Invitational

JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. – The No. 35-ranked Maryland women’s golf team went three strokes over par at the Briar’s Creek Invitational this week, finishing in 3rd place out of 16 teams. No. 43-ranked junior Patricie Mackova led the way for the squad, finishing in sixth in the field after posting a score of 212 (72-73-67), which was four under par. This marks her fifth top-10 finish of the 2022-23 season.

The Team

Freshman Nicha Kanpai, who is ranked 53rd nationally, posted a score of 217 (72-72-73), which was one over par to finish in a three-way tie for 15th.

Senior Angela Garvin posted 218 (72-72-77) (+2) in a five-way tie for 18th.

Senior Maria Vittoria Corbi finished in a four-way tie for 25th, posting 220 (71-70-78) (+4).

Sophomore Panassaya Somchit finished in a seven-way tie for 56th, posting 221 (72-76-79) (+11).

Junior Karla Elena Vázquez Setzer, who played as an individual, finished in a two-way tie for 51st, posting 225 (72-75-78), which was (+9) in her season debut. 

Over the two-day tournament (March 13-14), Maryland played the par-72 Rees Jones-designed Golf Club at Briar’s Creek. The tournament consisted of 54 holes of play in a shotgun format. The field played from 6,152 yards.

By The Numbers

3.07: Maryland co-led the field in par-3 scoring, with a stroke average of 3.07 which was (+4).

4.42: Patricie Mackova led the field in par-5 scoring, with a stroke average of 4.42 which was (-7)

184: The Terps led the field, making the most pars with 184.

1: Eagles Made – Patricie Mackova recorded an eagle on the par-5 444-yard 7th hole during the final round. 

3: Beat three ranked teams (No. 48 NC State, No. 42 Charleston, and No. 36 Nebraska)

5: Beat five Big Ten teams (Illinois, Penn State, Nebraska, Iowa, and Rutgers)

View the final leaderboard here.

Up Next 

Maryland will return to the links in South Carolina in just two weeks to play in the Clemson Invitational March 24-26 at The Reserve at Lake Keowee for its fourth stop of the spring season. 



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