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Lopez Wins Mexican Am

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Lopez Wins Mexican Am

TORNEO, Mexico — University of Arkansas sophomore Gabriela Lopez won the LXXXIX Torneo Nacional de Aficionadas 2014 at Club de Golf Bellavista Thursday. Lopez shot 280 over the four-day event with rounds of 68-72-71-69, leading wire-to-wire to win the event. This is her first amateur win of the season. Lopez tied for second overall at the Mercedes Benz Collegiate in the fall with the Razorbacks helping the team to a top 10 national ranking. She picked up two other top 10 finishes with a tie for seventh at the Alamo Invitational and a tie for eighth at Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational. Razorback teammate and fellow countrywoman Regina Plasencia also played well at the event. Plasencia opened with a 77 shooting 73-73-74 for a 297 this week. She finished sixth overall. Razorback freshman Summar Roachell also took part with rounds of 78-86-79-74=317 and was 24th. For more information on Arkansas women’s golf, follow @RazorbackWGolf on Twitter.



Sports Category : Golf (W)