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UGA Women's Golf going strong in NCAA Women's Championship

Georgia Dogs
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Georgia improved their position by two spots in the team leaderboard during Sunday's third round of the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championships. With a score of 6 over 294, they moved up from 11th to ninth place in the overall standings.

After the round on Sunday, the field was reduced to 15 teams. Following Monday's round, the top eight teams will proceed to a match-play competition on Tuesday and Wednesday to determine the national champion.

Georgia is among five teams closely grouped between seventh and 11th place, with only two strokes separating them. Notably, Texas A&M and Arizona are tied for seventh place at 5-over 869, followed by Georgia and Pepperdine tied at 6-over 870, and Oklahoma State at 7-over 871.

Candice Mahé led Georgia's performance on Sunday with an even-par 72, while Jenny Bae, Caterina Don, and Jo Hua Hung also contributed with scores of 74. The team faced challenges on the course but made a strong finish.

Currently, Bae is leading Georgia with a score of 1 under 215, tied for 20th place. Hung follows at 1-over 217, tied for 30th place, while Mahé is at 219, tied for 47th place. LoraLie Cowart, who shot 80 on Sunday, is currently tied for 100th place with a score of 226.

On Monday, Georgia will tee off alongside Oklahoma State and New Mexico from No. 10 between 1:11-1:55 p.m. ET. This round will be the first live broadcast on the Golf Channel, with coverage from 4:00-10:00 p.m. ET. Live scoring updates are available on golfstat.com.

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