Ringdahl remains in contention, Lady Bucs currently 8th at Lady Puerto Rico Classic
Ringdahl
Ringdahl

Tuesday, February 22, 2005

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2005) - Freshman golfer Maria Ringdahl (Oland, Sweden) remained in contention for the individual championship and the East Tennessee State University women's golf team continued its solid play, finishing eighth among a strong 14-team field following second round play at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic Tuesday at the Dorado Del Mar Golf Course in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

           

The Lady Bucs finished 28 strokes off the pace of front-running Auburn in the team competition, after the Lady Tigers posted a total team score of 596 after two rounds. Ringdahl led the way for ETSU with a second round score of 75, finishing the day at 5-over-par 147 for the competition and currently tied for fourth place on the individual leaderboard. Ringdahl trails Tiffany Chudy of Florida, who is currently at 3-over 146 for the tournament.

 

Heading into Wednesday's third and final round, the Lady Bucs are currently ahead of major Division I programs such as Southern California, Purdue, Oklahoma, Texas and Penn State.

 

            Along with Ringdahl, other ETSU results included senior Danielle O'Reilly (Whistler, British Columbia) with a 77, which tied her for 36th. Meanwhile, junior Ashley Barton (Seffner, Fla.) is currently tied for 41st, while freshmen Cindy Phillips (Johnson City, Tenn.) and Natalia Giraldo (Cali, Colombia) are currently tied for 47th and 67th, respectively.

 

            Play at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic will wrap up on Wednesday. For complete results, please see the attached results pages or check out http://purduesports.collegesports.com.

Lady Puerto Rico Classic
* Individual Dorado Del Mar Golf Club
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Dates: 02/21 - 02/23 (Today:02-22-2005)
Par: 72; Yardage: 6033

Team Results
Fin. Top 20 Teams Scores
1 Auburn University 299 297 596
2 Florida, U. of 308 295 603
3 TCU 304 301 605
4 Tulsa, University of 313 301 614
5 Georgia, U. of 312 305 617
6 Wake Forest Univ. 312 307 619
7 California, U. of 306 317 623
8 East Tennessee State 313 311 624
9 Southern California 316 309 625
Purdue University 313 312 625
11 Kent State 316 314 630
12 Oklahoma, U. of 319 315 634
13 Texas, Univ. of 327 310 637
14 Penn State Univ. 335 320 655

Individual Results
Fin. Top 20 Players School Scores
1 Tiffany Chudy Florida 74 72 146
2 Diana Ramage Auburn 76 71 147
Camille Blackerby TCU 75 72 147
4 Maria Ringdahl ETSU 74 75 149
Lee Anne Pace Tulsa 76 73 149
Jessica Lovell Auburn 76 73 149
Andrea Vander Lende Florida 75 74 149
8 Maria Martinez Auburn 75 75 150
Tara Delaney Kent State 75 75 150
Kelly Louth Texas 75 75 150
Nicole Hage Auburn 72 78 150
Sofie Andersson California 71 79 150
*Margaret Shirley Auburn 76 74 150

ETSU Results
8 East Tennessee State 313 311 624
T 4 Maria Ringdahl 74 75 149
T 36 Danielle O'Reilly 80 77 157
T 41 Ashley Barton 78 80 158
T 47 Cindy Phillips 81 79 160
T 67 Natalia Giraldo 87 80 167

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