Amateur Team Canada

Brittany Marchand cracks top-5 at Lady Puerto Rico Classic

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Brittany Marchand (Golf Canada/ Eric Bolte)

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico – Brittany Marchand, a National Team member from Orangeville, Ont., finished in a tie for fourth Tuesday at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic played at Rio Mar Country Club.

The N.C. State senior carded an even-par 216 (71-72-73) to finish 5-strokes back of medalists Aurora Kan of Purdue and Stephanie Meadow of Alabama.

Joining Marchand near the top of the leaderboard was Team Canada and N.C. State teammate Augusta James. The Bath, Ont., native just missed the top 10, finishing in a tie for 11th at 2-over par (73-74-71).

Collectively, the N.C. State Wolfpack finished tied for 6th at 29-over par. Arkansas took home the trophy with a convincing 14-stroke victory at 3-over par.

National Team member Jennifer Ha of Calgary and Development Squad member Taylor Kim of Surrey, B.C., were also in action in Puerto Rico. Playing for Kent State, they finished T41 and T56, respectively.

The full leaderboard can be viewed here.