RIO GRANDE, PUERTO RICO | The Georgia women‚Äôs golf team finished fifth at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic, which wrapped up Tuesday.
The Bulldogs defeated four top-25 teams in the 15-team field competing at the Rio Mar Country Club.
Georgia finished the 54-hole event with a 12-over 300 to finish at 892.
Rocio Sanchez Lobato posted her second consecutive even-par 72 to lead Georgia, which also counted a 74 from Harang Lee, a 75 from Manuela Carbajo R√© and a 79 from Amira Alexander.
Overall, Lee finished tied for 13th at 3-over 219, Carbajo R√© tied for 34th at 227, Sanchez Lobato tied for 41st at 228 and Alexander and Sammi Lee tied for 50th at 231. Harang Lee notched three counting rounds during the tournament, while all other four Georgia golfers chipped in two counters apiece.
No. 8 Arkansas completed its wire-to-wire win in the team field. The Razorbacks finished at 867, 14 strokes better than runner-up Georgia Regents University Augusta.
Women‚Äôs tennis ranked seventh
The Georgia women‚Äôs tennis team improved to No. 7 in the latest rankings released Tuesday by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The Bulldogs have been idle since participating in the 2014 ITA Indoor Team Championships from Feb. 7-9.
Sophomore Silvia Garcia and junior Lauren Herring headline the Georgia contingent at No. 6 and No. 7, respectively. Garcia is 19-4 this year including 8-3 against ranked opponents. Herring is 18-4, and 10-3 versus ranked foes. Maho Kowase is ranked No. 17. The Bulldog senior, who went 3-0 in singles play at ITA National Team Indoors, leads the team with a 21-3 record. Lilly Kimbell rounds out Georgia‚Äôs ranked players at the No. 43 spot.
In doubles, the duo of Lauren Herring and Maho Kowase are at the No. 5 spot. They are 20-3 this season and the winner of six matches in a row. Lilly Kimbell and Mia King are ranked No. 52.
The Bulldogs return to action this weekend playing host to Furman at 2:30 p.m. Friday before traveling to Atlanta to battle in-state rival Georgia Tech at 1 p.m.‚Äã Sunday.
Leleux named earns SEC honors
Georgia junior Morgann Leleux has been named the Southeastern Conference Women‚Äôs Field Athlete of the Week following her performance at the Texas A&M Invitational.
Leleux, a native of New Iberia, La., won her third meet of the season after clearing a season-best pole vault mark of 14 feet, 2 inches on her first try at the height. This was the top effort by Leleux indoors since she reached a career-high mark of 14-9 during the 2013 season.
Leleux, who won her event by nearly a foot over the weekend, moved into a tie for the sixth spot nationally and is No. 2 in the SEC with just over a week remaining before the conference meet.