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Courtesy: Tim Cowie
Celine Boutier
Duke Duo Advances to Match Play at U.S. Amateur
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 08/05/2014
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GLEN COVE, N.Y. –  Both Duke University golfers Celine Boutier and Alejandra Cangrejo each advanced to the 2014 U.S. Women’s Amateur match play following 36-hole stroke play qualifying at the Nassau Country Club in Glen Cove, N.Y.

Boutier, a junior from Montrouge, France, turned in rounds of 70 and 70 Monday and Tuesday on her way to placing tied fourth with a 140.  The reigning WGCA National Player of the Year carded five birdies over the 36 holes.

A 2014 Duke graduate, Cangrejo totaled rounds of 73 and 71 as she tied for 21st overall with a 144.  A product of Bogota, Colombia, rolled in three birdies in her two stroke play rounds.  

Bethany Wu earned medalist honors with rounds of 69 and 68 for a 137 ledger.  Match play brackets will be released later Tuesday evening.  

The Golf Channel will air the match play portion of the championship Aug. 6-10 from 3:00-5:00 p.m.  Schedule of play will be first round Aug. 6, second and third rounds Aug. 7, quarterfinals Aug. 8, semifinal Aug. 9 and a 36-hole championship match Aug. 10.  

Duke features two past U.S. Amateur winners in Amanda Blumenherst (2008) and Virada Nirapathpongporn (2003).  

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