Women's Golf ACCtion: Tournaments ending Tuesday, February 23

Feb. 24, 2010

Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic

Women's Golf Captures Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic Title

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - Freshman Shelby Gilbert turned in a career-best two-under par 70 and the University of Miami women's golf team shot a season-best 289 in the final round to claim its second straight Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic title at Oak Point Golf Club in Kiawah Island, S.C. Tuesday. Miami won last year's 43-team Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic with a score of 904.

The Hurricanes saved their best for last recording the best round by a team in the 33-team tournament when they shot 289 Tuesday. After finishing Monday tied for seventh, Miami edged Minnesota (893) by a stroke finishing with a 28-over par 892 rallying from 12 strokes down to win the team title.

Wildcat Invitational

Whitaker Places Tied for Second; Duke Fifth at the Wildcat

TUCSON, Ariz.- Duke University senior Alison Whitaker closed the Wildcat Invitational on Tuesday with a 36-hole total of 141 to finish in tied for second place, which marks her second-best finish of her four-year career. The tournament was played at the 6,146-yard, Par 71 Arizona National Golf Club in Tucson, Ariz.

As a team, Duke shot a 303 on Tuesday and finished the two-day invitational in fifth place with a total of 599. Arizona State (576) won the title by 12 strokes over Arizona (588), while Stanford (595), California (596), Duke (599), New Mexico (601), Pepperdine (602), Auburn (605), Denver (607) and Oklahoma State (608) rounded out the top 10.