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ETSU women currently second, poised to defend Intercollegiate title
Saturday, March 05, 2005
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 5, 2005) - With no player finishing outside of the Top 20 on the individual leaderboard, the East Tennessee State University women's golf team got a complete team effort and is currently second on the team leaderboard, trailing first-place Gardner-Webb by just three strokes heading into final round play Sunday in the Coca-Cola Terrier Intercollegiate.
In Saturday's first round at the Carolina Country Club, ETSU junior Ashley Barton (Seffner, Fla.) led the way for the Lady Bucs, firing a 6-over-par 78 to finish tied for fourth on the individual leaderboard. Along with Barton, senior Danielle O'Reilly (Whistler, British Columbia) is also in the Top 10 after firing a 79 and finishing tied for 8th. Both Barton and O'Reilly are chasing Berry College's Nicole Wildes and N.C. State's Colby Cobb, both of whom fired 76s in the first round.
Along with Barton and O'Reilly, freshmen Maria Ringdahl (Oland, Sweden) and Natalia Giraldo (Cali, Colombia) both finished tied for 15th, while freshman Cindy Phillips (Johnson City, Tenn.) finished tied for 19th.
Final round play will continue on Sunday. For complete results, see below.
Coca-Cola Terrier Intercollegiate