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Lady Bucs currently sixth at SoCon Golf Championships
Saturday, April 24, 2004GREENSBORO, N.C. (April 24, 2004) -- The Furman women's golf team holds a 14-shot lead after 36 holes of play at the 2004 Southern Conference Women's Golf Championships, being played at the par-71, 6,162-yard Starmount Forest Country Club.
The East Tennessee State Lady Bucs are currently in sixth place with a team score of 645, 30 strokes behind Furman (615). Sophomore Ashley Barton (Seffner, Fla.) leads the way for the ETSU, currently tied for 12th at 12 strokes back of the individual leaders.
Furman teammates Sarah Johnston and Jenny Suh are tied atop the individual leaderboard with a two-day total of 146 (+4). Suh fired the lowest round of the day at two-over-par 73 while Johnston used consecutive birdies on the 14th and 15th holes to card a four-over-par 75.
Ashley Hovda from Western Carolina and Theresa Paik of Furman are tied for third at 150. UNC Greensboro's Polly Willett and Sammy Sue Wilson of Elon hold a share of fifth at 154.
The Lady Paladins, who are after their tenth SoCon crown, recorded a second round 308 for a 36 hole total of 605. Western Carolina is second at 619, followed by Elon, competing in their first ever SoCon tournament, in third place at 635. The host school, UNC Greensboro is fourth at 637. College of Charleston is fifth at 640, followed by ETSU (645) in sixth, and Appalachian State (680) in seventh. The Citadel (691) and Wofford (693) round out the field.
The final round will begin on Sunday at 8:15 a.m. Live stats can be found at SoConSports.com, along with complete tournament standings and the announcement of the 2004 Southern Conference All-Conference teams, freshman of the Year, Coach of the Year, and Player of the Year following Sunday?s final round.
Southern Conference Champion.