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Published 03/01/2017
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Miami Takes Fourth Place at the Hurricane Invitational
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The University of Miami women’s golf team concluded play Wednesday afternoon at the 2017 Hurricane Invitational. The Hurricanes fired a Day 3 score of 286 and finished the tournament with a total of 877 to finish fourth.

Miami’s final day score of 286 was its lowest single-day total over the course of the three-day event, which was held at the par 72, 6,150-yard Biltmore Golf Course.  

Senior Delfina Acosta led the way for Miami as she tied for ninth with a tournament total of 217. Her top-10 finish was her second of the season and her first of the spring.

The Argentina native closed out the event on a high note as she posted a final round of 69. Her Day 3 total was a single-round low this spring and tied for a single-round low this year. Earlier this season, Acosta posted a 69 during the second round of the Jim West Challenge back on Oct. 9.

Acosta logged three birdies and an eagle during her final round. Her eagle came on the par 5, 501-yard, hole No. 1.

Sophomore Dewi Weber also turned in a solid final round for the Hurricanes as she finished Day 3 by carding a score of 1-under-par, 71. Weber’s 71 marked the 13th time this year she has tallied a single-day score of 72-or-less. The Netherlands native would go on to finish the tournament tied for 20th.

Freshman Filippa Moork also shot under par during the final day as she posted a 3-under-par score of 69. Moork tied for 28th to close out the event.

Rounding out the Hurricanes’ top five were Macarena Aguilera and Renate Grimstad as they are tied for 39th (224) and tied for 42nd (225), respectively.

Northwestern captured the team title, winning the event with a score of 859.

Nothwestern’s Hannah Kim captured medalist honors as she finished with a three-round total of 210. Louisville’s Lauren Hartlage took runner-up as she totaled a score of 212.

The Canes will take two weeks off before they head to the Briar’s Creek Invitational in Kiawah Island, S.C. on March 20-21.