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Kentucky Women’s Golf Defeats Indiana, 4-1

Kentucky Women’s Golf Defeats Indiana, 4-1

ORLANDO, Fla. – The University of Kentucky women’s golf team defeated Indiana, 4-1, in match play at Grand Cypress Golf Club in Orlando, Florida, to commence the spring season Sunday.

Jensen Castle, a graduate from West Columbia, South Carolina, paced the lineup, taking down Caroline Craig in a quick 7 and 6 match. The All-American was one of two players to defeat their opponent without finishing a full round. Marta López Echevarría, a junior from Roquetas de Mar, Spain, defeated Chloe Johnson, 4 and 3.

Two Wildcats went to extra holes to claim wins, including María Villanueva Aperribay and Marissa Wenzler.

Villanueva Aperribay, a graduate from San Sebastián, Spain, topped Faith Johnson through 20 holes. Wenzler, a graduate from Dayton, Ohio, earned a triumph over Maddie May through 21 holes.

Brooke Oberparleiter, a freshman from Laurel Springs, New Jersey, who competed in the first match-play event of her college career, was knocked off by Caroline Smith, 4 and 3.

While the stroke-play scores will not count officially, freshman Cathryn Brown recorded a 2-over-par 74 and sophomore Abigail Sutherland earned a 7-over-par 79.

The Wildcats are gearing up for their spring tournament schedule, which kicks off at the UCF Challenge at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Orlando, Florida, on Feb. 4-6.

Jensen Castle (UK) def. Caroline Craig 7 and 6
María Villanueva Aperribay (UK) def. Faith Johnson 20 holes
Marta López Echevarría (UK) def. Chloe Johnson 4 and 3
Caroline Smith def. Brooke Oberparleiter (UK) 4 and 3
Marissa Wenzler (UK) def. Maddie May 21 holes

For the latest on the Kentucky women’s golf team, follow the team on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, as well as on the web at UKathletics.com.

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