April 23, 2014
GULF SHORES, Ala. -- UAB's women's golf team wrapped up play at the 2014 Conference USA Championship with a 12th place finish in the event held at the Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club.
The Blazers, who fired a 318 (+30) in Wednesday's final round and a 935 (+71) for the tournament, finished ahead of Florida Atlantic, which shot a 955 (+91) in three rounds. Tulane took home the team title with a 54-hole team total of 856 (-8).
Individually, UAB senior Caitlin Watts had the second-best score of her impressive career at the C-USA Championship. The LaGrange, Ga., native, who shot a 1-under par, 71 on Wednesday, finished tied in 21st place on the individual leaderboard with a 222 (+6) in three rounds.
UTSA's Fabiola Arriaga, who shot a 209 (-7) for the event, was the individual winner as she joined Gemma Dryburgh (Tulane), Emily Penttila (Tulane), Camino Sardinero (UTEP), Belen Goicoechea (Tulane) and Rachel Walker (Old Dominion) on the 2014 C-USA Championship All-Tournament Team.
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