RCW: Inside Women's Golf 3.31

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Sophomore Ariadna Fonseca Diaz finished third in the Dale McNamara Invitational. The third-place achievement is her second top-five performance of the season and best in her two-year Jayhawk career.


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  • The Jayhawks competed at the Dale McNamara Invitational in Tulsa, Oklahoma, April 10-11.
  • KU finished fifth, its second-consecutive top-five finish after tying for fifth in last week’s Hawkeye-El Tigre Invitational.
  • Xinyun Yu fired her first-career eagle on the 12th hole in the third round. Yu and sophomore Victoria Chandra are the only Jayhawks to record an eagle this season.
  • Kansas had three top-20 finishers, including Fonseca Diaz (3), Chandra (T14) and Yu (T20).
  • After three rounds, KU had two pairs of golfers tied with each other on the leaderboard: Kallie Gonzales and Pitsinee Winyarat, who tied for 33rd, and Chomchana Phuchanbanchob and Yi-Tsen Chou, who tied for 38th.
  • Fonseca Diaz fired a 69 in the first round, the lowest one-round score for any Kansas golfer during the Dale McNamara Invitational.
  • Yu’s second-round 72 was the young Jayhawk’s career-low score.
  • The Dale McNamara Invitational was the final tournament of the 2016-17 season for Kansas.
  • Postseason play begins with the Big 12 Championship, April 21-23, in San Antonio, Texas.

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