Former Longhorn Sophia Schubert (playing in the NCAA Austin Regional in May) won her singles match Sunday to help the U.S. team take the Arnold Palmer Cup. (Stephen Spillman / for American-Statesman)

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Sophia Schubert and United States lead at Curtis Cup

Posted June 8th, 2018

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The United States and Sophia Schubert lead Great Britain and Ireland 4-2 after the first day of the Curtis Cup in Scarsdale, N.Y.

Schubert and teammate Lauren Stephenson halved a four-ball match with Paula Grant and Shannon McWilliam.

The United States will need 10.5 points to win the cup. Great Britain and Ireland can retain the cup with 10 points.

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Despite winning eight of the last ten Curtis Cups, the United States team was bested by Great Britain and Ireland two years ago.

Friday’s Curtis Cup results and remaining schedule

FRIDAY FOUR-BALL

Jennifer Kupcho / Lucy Li [USA] vs. Olivia Mehaffey / Sophie Lamb [GB&I], Halved
Lilia Vu / Kristen Gillman [USA] def. Alice Hewson / Lily May Humphreys [GB&I], 4 and 3
Lauren Stephenson / Sophia Schubert [USA] vs. Paula Grant / Shannon McWilliam [GB&I], Halved

FRIDAY FOURSOMES

Olivia Mehaffey / Sophie Lamb [GB&I] def. Mariel Galdiano / Andrea Lee [USA], 3 and 2
Jennifer Kupcho / Lilia Vu [USA] def. Alice Hewson / India Clyburn [GB&I], 2 up
Lauren Stephenson / Kristen Gillman [USA] def. Paula Grant / Lily May Humprheys [GB&I], 4 and 2

Curtis Cup TV schedule

Saturday, June 9 [10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. CT] – Four-Ball
Saturday, June 9 [4 p.m. – 7 p.m.] – Foursomes
Sunday, June 10 [12 p.m. – 5 p.m. CT] – Singles

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