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Florida State’s winning ways from the fall don’t appear to be letting up.
The Seminoles closed out a 10-shot win Sunday at the Seminole Match, posting a 9-under 279 to close extend the overnight margin from three. For three days and 54 holes, host Florida State finished 27 under, with South Carolina coming in second at 17 under.
This win is the Seminoles’ fourth in six starts in 2016-17, continuing No. 3 Florida State’s claim to being one of the nation’s best teams.
In addition to another team title, the Seminoles also earned an individual win. Morgane Metraux closed in 4-under 68 at Don Veller Seminole Golf Course in Tallahassee, Fla., to finish off a four-shot win at 11 under. She beat out teammate Lydia Gumm, Texas A&M’s Maddie Szeryk and South Carolina’s Ana Pelaez – all three finished T-2 at 8 under – for the win.
This is Metraux’s second victory of the season and college career. The junior has four top 10s in six starts this season, and her worst finish of 2016-17 is T-19.
Four Seminoles finished in the top 15 in all this week, with Matilda Castren (T-5, 6 under) and Amanda Doherty (T-13, Even) joining Metraux and Gumm. Pelaez, Katelyn Dambaugh (seventh, 5 under) and Ainhoa Olarra (eighth, 3 under) led No. 12 South Carolina’s charge.
Texas A&M had the day’s best final-round with a 12-under 276 as the No. 25 Aggies closed up solo third at 14 under. No other team finished under par, with No. 21 Oklahoma fourth at even par and Missouri placing fifth at 12 over.