Olankitkunchai leads Terps after Day One in Miami

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Maryland women’s golf team wrapped up the first round in the Hurricane Invitational Monday at the Biltmore Blue Course in Coral Gables, Florida.

As a team, the Terrapins went nine over par Monday for a score of 297. They are currently ranked fifth out of 13 teams.

Freshman Virunpat Olankitkunchai led the Terps with a three-under-par 69. She is currently ranked tied for third.

Freshman Charlotte Lafourcade is currently ranked tied for 28th after shooting a three-over-par 75. Senior Kavita Sehmi and freshman Laura Van Respaille are tied for 37th after shooting a pair of four-over-par 76s. Juniors Ludovica Scandroglio and Ludovica Farina were close behind, shooting a pair of 77s.

The Terrapins are competing against host Miami, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Penn State, Virginia Tech, Barry, Coastal Carolina, Mercer, Middle Tennessee, Florida International, South Dakota State and South Florida.

The Terrapins placed eighth out of 13 teams when they last played at the Moon Golf Invitational in Melbourne, Fla. Junior Ludovica Farina led the Terps with a 220 (75-72-73), which was a +4 overall. She finished tied for 15th in the individual standings.