DAHLONEGA, Ga. — University of Arkansas women’s golfers Victoria Vela and Meagan Roberts teamed up for a tie for 22nd overall at the National Golf Coaches Association Hooter’s Team Collegiate Championship in Dahlonega, Ga., Thursday.
The duo took part in the unique team-format tournament that opened with a round of alternate ball, followed by best ball play. Thursday’s round finished with team stroke play and Vela and Roberts finished with a 157 for a 300 (78-65-157) at Achasta, By Reynolds.
Vela and Roberts moved up and down the leaderboard throughout the week finishing 12-over, 27 strokes off the lead.
Wake Forest’s Cheyenne Woods and Michelle Shin came from behind for a two-stroke win over first and second round leaders Brook Pancake and Jenny Kirby on Thursday for the victory.
Both Vela and Roberts played the front nine at four over with Vela plus-two and Roberts three-over in the second nine holes.