Streicher leads women’s golf in final round at Landfall
Megan Streicher and Riley Quartermain both shot season-best rounds, 69 and 71, respectively, to lead the University of North Carolina women’s golf team to a 1-under final round Sunday at Landfall Tradition in Wilmington at the Country Club of Landfall’s Dyeing Classes.
The Tar Heels finished the 54-hole event tied for 14e at 21 of 885. San Jose State won the team title with a tournament-record score of 22-under 842. Wake Forest was second at 16-under Florida State, which shot 277 on Sunday , was third at 15 under and South Carolina was fourth and the only other team under par at 12 under.
Carolina’s 287 1-under 287 on Sunday tied the sixth-best round of the day among the 18 teams in the field.
Streicher, a freshman from South Africa, shot 69 to beat her previous low round this fall by one shot. She made four birdies and only one bogey today.
Quartermain, a sophomore from Bryn Mawr, Pa., also beat her previous college round best by one shot, as she also birdied four today for a 71.
Senior Kayla Smith shot even-par 72 today, the second time in the tournament she shot par in a round. Smith tied for 38e place at 4 out of 220.
Senior Krista Junkkari led UNC with a 34e place at 3 out of 219 (67-76-76).
Freshman Vilde Nystrøm, playing as an individual starter, shot a 2-under 70 in the final round.
Florida State’s Charlotte Heath and San Jose State’s Louisa Carlbom shared medalist honors at 10-under 206.