UT associate head coach Kate Golden, left, talks to golfer Sophia Schubert just before she began her round at the NCAA Golf Austin Regional at the University of Texas Golf Club on Wednesday May 9, 2018. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Sophia Schubert helps U.S. take big lead for Curtis Cup

Posted June 9th, 2018

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Sophia Schubert and the United States took a 9-3 lead over Great Britain and Ireland for the Curtis Cup on Saturday in Scarsdale, N.Y.

Schubert and teammate Lucy Li defeated Paula Grant and Shannon McWilliam 7 and 5.

The United States will reclaim the Curtis Cup if they win 1.5 points of the remaining eight available Sunday.

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Great Britain and Ireland won the cup in 2016, but the United States has won eight of the last 10 matches.

Sunday’s action starts at noon and Schubert tees off against Olivia Mehaffey.

Results and Sunday’s schedule

SATURDAY FOURSOMES

Olivia Mehaffey / Sophie Lamb [GB&I] def. Jennifer Kupcho / Lilia Vu [USA], 2 and 1
Kristen Gillman / Lauren Stephenson [USA] def. Annabel Fuller / India Clyburn [GB&I], 6 and 5
Lucy Li / Sophia Schubert [USA] def. Paula Grant / Shannon McWilliam [GB&I], 7 and 5

SATURDAY FOUR-BALL

Jennifer Kupcho / Kristen Gillman [USA] def. Olivia Mehaffey / Sophia Lamb [GB&I], 3 and 2
Mariel Galdiano / Lilia Vu [USA] def. Alice Hewson / Annabell Fuller [GB&I], 2 and 1
Lucy Li / Andrea Lee [USA] def. Lily Mays Humphreys / Shannon McWilliam [GB&I], 3 and 2

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

2018 Curtis Cup TV Schedule [On FS1]

Sunday, June 10 [12 p.m. – 5 p.m. CT] – Singles

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