Monday, March 22, 2004CALERA, Ala. (March 22, 2004) - Sophomore Ashley Barton (Seffner, Fla.) continued her strong play of late in the first round of the Samford Intercollegiate Monday at the Timberline Golf Club. Finishing tied for 11th at 7-over, Barton helped the East Tennessee State University women's golf team to a seventh place finish heading into today's final round.
The Lady Bucs (324), who finished the day 15 strokes back of first-place Jacksonville State (309), also got a solid effort from sophomore Laura Diaz (Aquadilla, P.R.), who finished the day tied for 18th at 10-over. Barton, Diaz and the rest of the field are trying to catch individual leader Brooke Mangan of UAB, who posted a 1-under round of 71 and holds a one-stroke edge over Jacksonville State's Florencia Moran.
As for the rest of the Lady Bucs, sophomore Kailey Brooks (Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada) is currently tied for 29th, while juniors Robin Downes (Johnson City, Tenn.) and Danielle O'Reilly (Whistler, British Columbia) are tied at 50th.
ETSU will wrap up play at the Samford Intercollegiate on Tuesday.
Samford Women's Intercollegiate
Timberline Golf Course - Calera, Ala.
Dates: 03/22-03/23 (Today:03-22-2004)
Par: 71; Yardage: 5802
|4||Murray State Univ.||319|
|5||Troy State Univ.||320|
|7||East Tennessee St.||324|
|Nicholls State U.||324|
|9||Tennessee Tech U.||326|
|10||Middle Tennessee St.||327|
|12||Western Kentucky U.||331|
|13||South Alabama, U. of||335|
|16||Cincinnati, U. of||342|
|17||Austin Peay State U.||350|
|1||Brooke Mangan UAB||35-36=71|
|2||Florencia Moran J'ville St||36-36=72|
|3||Shelley McGraw Brmnghm So||38-36=74|
|4||Sarah Thomas Tenn. Tech||34-41=75|
|5||Tara Watt Gard.-Webb||39-37=76|
|T11||Ashley Barton E. Tenn St||40-39=79|
|T18||Laura Diaz E. Tenn St||41-39=80|
|T29||Kailey Brooks E. Tenn St||43-38=81|
|T50||Danielle O'Reilly E. Tenn St||45-39=84|
|Robin Downes E. Tenn St||44-40=84|
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