July 23, 2016

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) Eun Jeong Seong rallied to beat Andrea Lee 4 and 2 on Saturday in the U.S. Girls' Junior to become the first player to successfully defend the title since Hollis Stacy in 1971.

The 16-year-old South Korean player joined Stacy (1969, `70, `71), Judy Eller (1957 and `58) and Nancy Lopez (1972 and `74) as the only multiple winners.

The 17-year-old Lee, from Hermosa Beach, California, will be a freshman at Stanford this fall.

Seong rallied after falling 5 down through 13 holes in the 36-hole match.

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