Saranlak Tumfong, Amelia Lee Shoot One-Over 73s on Final Day to Lead Rockets at Lady Paladin

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Senior Saranlak Tumfong and freshman Amelia Lee both carded one-over par 73's on Sunday to register a strong finish at Furman's Lady Paladin Invitational. Tumfong tied for 12th place in the tourney at three-over par 219, while Lee tied for 26th place at nine-over par 225.

Tumfong tallied two birdies and three bogeys in today's round and has registered or tied for the Rockets' top round in every tournament this season.

"Our focus as a whole was to continue to improve each day and we did," Head Coach Jenny Coluccio said. "Sara played very steady, and I'm proud of how she stayed determined and focused on her game plan. She worked hard for it today as she didn't quite have her usual long game. Sara stayed calm and scrambled all day.”

Lee notched three birdies and four bogeys today to finish with the best round of her young Rocket career.

"I was able to see all of Amelia's round today," Coluccio said. "The key to her scoring today was trusting her short game and putting. She scrambled well and took advantage of some very good opportunities. This event was a great learning experience for her."

Rounding out the Rocket lineup were senior Thunpijja Sukkasem (86th/247), senior Donchanok Toburint (87th/268) and freshman Claudia Sampson (89th/270). Freshman Kathryn Roth (88th/269) competed as an individual.

As a team, the Rockets registered their best round of the tournament today with a 313 to finish in 16th place.

No. 1 Wake Forest captured the tournament crown with a one-under par 863, edging host Furman (868) by five strokes. The Lady Paladins' Natalie Srinivasan topped all individuals at five-under par 211.

Toledo will return to action on Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 7-8 when it travels to Stow, Ohio for the MAC Preview.

1. Wake Forest 286-289-288=863 (-1); 2. Furman 292-292-284=868 (+4); 3. North Florida 293-299-294=886 (+22); 4. Old Dominion 301-305-285=891 (+27); 5. South Florida 293-305-294=892 (+28); 6. UNC-Wilmington 297-296-300=893 (+29); 7. Kansas 294-302-300=896 (+32); 8. Daytona State 299-289-300=898 (+34); 9. Coastal Carolina 300-304-298=902 (+38); 10. Georgia Southern 305-305-294=904 (+40); 12. Tulsa 308-303-297=908 (+44); 13. Richmond 300-310-305=915 (+51); 14. Georgia State 315-309-298=922 (+58); 15. Southern Mississippi 317-315-299=931 (+67); 16. Toledo 320-317-313=950 (+86)

1. Natalie Srinivasan (Furman) 73-70-68=211 (-5); T2. Jana Melichova (ODU) 70-74-69=213 (-3); T2. Siyun Liu (WFU) 67-75-71=213 (-3); T4. Symone Henriques (Daytona St.) 74-71-69=214 (-2); T4. Sera Tadokoro (KU) 71-72-71=214 (-2); T4. Lorena Tseng (Tulsa) 71-68-75=214 (-2)

T12. Saranlak Tumfong 73-73-73=219 (+3); T26. Amelia Lee 76-76-73=225 (+9); 86. Thunpijja Sukkasem 89-79-79=247 (+31); 87. Donchanok Toburint 91-89-88=268 (+52); Ind.-88. Kathryn Roth 87-93-89=269 (+53); 89. Claudia Sampson 82-95-93=270 (+54)