Victoria Trapani leads Auburn at Women’s SEC Golf Championship

Auburn University

Birmingham, AL (WIAT) – The Auburn women’s golf team finished the first day of play at the Southeastern Conference Championship in 14th with a 33-over 321. Victoria Trapani led the Tigers with a 6-over 78, finishing in a tie for 27th.

The SEC Championship is being played at the Legends Course at the Greystone Golf and Country Club in Hoover, Ala. The par 72 course is playing at 6,401 yards for the tournament. This is the first year for the SEC Championship to be played at the Greystone Golf and Country Club.

“I was really proud of the way Victoria played today, but we put ourselves in a tough spot and have a lot of work to do,” said Auburn head coach Kim Evans. “We left a lot of strokes out there today and let a few holes bite us. We will talk about it tonight and come back out tomorrow looking for a lower score.”

Trapani is tied for 27th after carding a 6-over 78 in the first round, and junior Marta Sanz carded a 7-over 79 to be tied for 41st. Senior Carlie Yadloczky is tied for 54th with a 9-over 81.

Junior Diana Fernandez is tied for 64th with an 11-over 83, and freshman Jamie Yun carded a 14-over 86 to finish tied for 68th after the final round.

LSU leads the tournament with a 15-over 303, and Alabama follows one stroke behind in second with a 16-over 304. A tie for third is shared among Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi State and South Carolina with 18-over 306s.

Individually, a tie for first is held between Kentucky’s Sarah Harris and Ole Miss’ Stani Schiavone with 1-over 73s. There is a four-way tie for third among South Carolina’s Justine Dreher, Georgia’s Rocio Sanchez Lobato and LSU’s Lindsay Gahm and Ali Lucas with 2-over 74s.

Second-round play begins at 10 a.m. CT from the Nos. 1 and 10 tees. Auburn tees off beginning at 10:32 a.m. alongside Texas A&M. Live scoring is available at www.golfstat.com.

HOOVER, Ala. — First-round results from the Southeastern Conference Championship hosted by Alabama at the Legends Course at the Greystone Golf and Country Club. Par: 72. Yardage: 6,401.

TEAM RESULTS

1 – LSU – 303–303 (+15)

2 – Alabama – 304–304 (+16)

T3 – Georgia – 306–306 (+18)

T3 – Kentucky – 306–306 (+18)

T3 – Mississippi State – 306–306 (+18)

T3 – South Carolina – 306–306 (+18)

7 – Vanderbilt – 309–309 (+21)

T8 – Tennessee – 312–312 (+24)

T8 – Missouri – 312–312 (+24)

10 – Arkansas – 313–313 (+25)

11 – Florida – 315–315 (+27)

12 – Mississippi – 317–317 (+29)

13 – Texas A&M – 318–318 (+30)

14 – Auburn – 321–321 (+33)

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

T27 – Victoria Trapani – 78–78 (+6)

T41 – Marta Sanz – 79–79 (+7)

T54 – Carlie Yadloczky – 81–81 (+9)

T64 – Diana Fernandez – 83–83 (+11)

T68 – Jamie Yun – 86–86 (+14)

(Courtesy: Auburn Athletics)

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