No. 4 Razorbacks will be playing in Puerto Rico this week


FAYETTEVILLE — Fourth-ranked Arkansas returns to the links this week, making their 10th appearance at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday-Tuesday.

The event takes place at the Rio Del Mar Ocean Course where the Razorbacks have two team titles and four medalist honors.

Junior Maria Fassi is one of those medalists. The Hildalgo, Mexico, native, won the event in 2016 shooting an 8-under 208 in her first collegiate event.

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Fassi has paced Arkansas to three fall team titles and has a pair of individual wins this season.

Senior Alana Uriell earned the top spot in this tournament’s qualifying play. Uriell had three top-5 finishes including runner-up performance in the final fall event.

Also traveling is Dylan Kim, Kaylee Benton and Jordy LaBarbera. Freshman Maria Hoyos is in the sixth spot in the compete six, count four format.

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Kim has three top-5 finishes and Benton played in all four fall events.

LaBarbera earned her first spot in the lineup and Hoyos is making her second appearance as an individual player.

Inside the Ropes
• Lady Puerto Rico Classic | Feb. 11-13
• San Juan, Puerto Rico
• Rio Del Mar Ocean Course
• Live Scoring:
• Field: No. 4 Arkansas, No. 92 Augusta, No. 19 Colorado, No. 38 East Carolina, No. 26 Iowa State, No. 22 Kent State, No. 62 Maryland, No. 43 North Carolina State, No. 113 Nebraska, No. 17 Purdue, No. 65 TCU

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The Lineup Stroke Average W-L Rank (Golfweek | Golfstat | SEC)
Alana Uriell 69.67 281-20 12 | 10 | 4
Maria Fassi 69.00 286-15 4 | 5 | 2
Dylan Kim 70.08 277-24 17 | 15 | 5
Kaylee Benton 73.83 159-142 217 | 198 | T38
Jordy LaBarbera TBA – –
Maria Hoyos 73.33 | 53 | 20 | –


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