Palos Verdes, Calif. – The Furman women's golf team fired a final round 308 to improve one spot and claim a seventh place finish at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge at the par-71 Palos Verdes Golf Club in Palos Verdes, Calif., on Wednesday.
Sophomores Alexa Rancourt (79-76-74=229) and Laura Wearn (79-70-76=225) posted scores of 74 and 76, respectively, while senior Stefanie Kenoyer (75-77-75=227) shot five-over 75 to help Furman open the spring season with a solid finish against a 13-team field that included nine of the top-40 teams in the nation.
Third-ranked Southern California (290-295-299=884) rallied past rival and second-ranked UCLA to claim the tournament title at +32. Arizona State (298-294-294=886) placed second with UCLA (296-287-304=887), Pepperdine and Wake Forest rounding out the top five.
The Sun Devils' Carlota Ciganda (73-70-72=215) captured individual medalist honors at +2 finishing two strokes ahead of Wake Forest's Natalie Sheary (+4).
Furman returns to the golf course February 27-28, at the Kinderlou Forest Challenge on Valdosta, Ga.
7 Furman 311 302 308 921
T23 Laura Wearn 79 70 76 225
T27 Stefanie Kenoyer 75 77 75 227
T30 Alexa Rancourt 79 76 74 229
T55 Jackie Hilea 78 79 83 240
T67 Aubrie Street 84 83 86 253