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Masamvu Wins Benbow Invitation​al PDF Print
Written by Brandon McGinnis   
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 06:30

Senior Rumbidzai Masamvu won a playoff against IUPUI's Lauren Kuss and Butler's Jenna Peters to capture medalist honors at the Benbow Invitational on Tuesday, as Appalachian State University

women's golf finished tied with Cleveland State for second place at Jacksonville Beach Golf Course.
Masamvu closed out the two-day tournament with a 79-76=155 (+11), leading Appalachian to a runner-up finish, their best position since capturing the Winthrop Intercollegiate in the fall. The Apps carded a 327-318=645 for the tournament, as senior Yue Xu closely followed Masamvu with a 77-81=158 (+14) and tying for fifth-place.
Seniors Lauren Smith and Mimi Burke tied for 19th and 24th, respectively, as sophomore Haley Zagoria rounded out the Mountaineer lineup with an 85-86=171 (+27) and tying for 31st.
Individually, freshman Lily Yatawara finished tied for 56th.
The Mountaineers return to action Sunday, March 17 in Ocala, Fla. for the Morehead State Ocala Spring Invitational. This year's tournament will be at Juliette Falls Golf Resort.

Photo Courtesy: Rumbidzai Masamvu, ASU Athletics

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