East Tennessee State Places Fifth in Cougar Fall Invitational

Wednesday, September 25, 2002

Mt. Pleasent, S.C. (September 24, 2002) - East Tennessee State shot a 318 to place fifth in the final day of the Cougar Fall Invitational held at the Rivertowne Country Club in Mt. Pleasant, S.C.

The Buccaneers were led by freshman Laura Diaz (Aguadilla, Puerto Rico), who shot a team low 78. Danielle O'Reilly (Whistler, British Columbia) and Robin McCarley both shot a 79 in the final day of competition. McCarley, who was tied for sixth individually after day one, finished the tournament tied for 11th. Kristen Fletcher (Cookeville, Tenn.) shot an 82 and Ashley Barton (Seffner, Fla.) shot an 83 on the day.

College of Charleston, the host for the Cougar Fall Invitational, won the tournament. The Cougars shot a tournament low 295 to pass yesterday's leader Coastal Carolina for the victory.

The Buccaneers will take a break until October 21-22 when they travel to Waynesville, N.C to play in the Wachovia - Great Smokies Intercollegiate hosted by Western Carolina.

Top 20 Teams Scores
1. College of Charleston 302 295 597  
2. Coastal Carolina 300 310 610  
3. Western Carolina 311 302 613  
4. Birmingham Southern 308 321 629  
5. East Tennessee State 320 318 638  
6. Appalachian State 329 314 643  
7. Stetson University 331 319 650  
8. Radford University 329 323 652  
9. Methodist College 331 323 654  
10. Charleston Southern 334 324 658  
11. Lenoir-Rhyne College 335 333 668  
12. Winthrop University 336 356 692  
13. The Citadel   356 345 701
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