Lady Bucs finish behind Kentucky, host team Murray State to finish third at Lady Racer Classic
Diaz
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Tuesday, April 06, 2004

MURRAY, Ky. (April 6, 2004) - The East Tennessee State University women's golf team made an extremely strong showing in the Big River Telephone Company Lady Racer Classic, finishing in third place behind Kentucky and the host team Murray State following final round play Wednesday at the Miller Golf Club. The Lady Buccaneers were led by sophomore Laura Diaz (Aquadilla, P.R.), who put together the best three-round score of her career and finished tied for seventh on the individual leaderboard. Meanwhile, fellow sophomore Ashley Barton (Seffner, Fla.) finished tied for 11th just one stroke back of her teammate. Both Barton and Diaz could not catch the individual medalist, Murray State's Cuyler Hedley, who finished in first place at 9-over-par for the tournament. As for the rest of ETSU's squad, senior Kristen Fletcher (Cookeville, Tenn.) finished tied for 19th, junior Danielle O'Reilly (Vancouver, British Columbia) finished tied for 24th and junior Robin Downes (Johnson City, Tenn.) ended the day in 39th.

Miller G.C. Murray, KY
Dates: 04/05 - 04/06 (Today:04-05-2004)
Par: 72; Yardage: 6017

Team Results

1 Kentucky, U. of 310-303-312=925
2 Murray State Univ. 305-312-309=926
3 East Tennessee St. 321-320-321=962
4 Eastern Kentucky 338-319-327=984
5 Belmont University 327-338-330=995
6 Austin Peay 336-331-335=1002
7 Murray State Gold 331-337-338=1006
IUPUI 336-338-332=1006
9 Western Illinois 348-341-334=1023
10 Loyola University 352-347-347=1046
11 Evansville 348-354-360=1062
12 Cleveland State 370-375-368=1113
13 Tennessee State U. 381-382-378=1141

Individual Top 5 Results

1 Cuyler Hedley Murray St. 71-79-75=225 +9
2 Ali Kicklighter Kentucky 76-75-79=230 +14
3 Eva Gessner Kentucky 77-73-81=231 +15
Santie Koch Murray St. 77-75-79=231 +15
5 Marissa Muir Kentucky 77-77-79=233 +17

ETSU Results

T 7 Laura Diaz 79-82-75=236
T 11 Ashley Barton 80-78-79=237
T 19 Kristen Fletcher 81-76-86=243
T 24 Danielle O'Reilly 81-84-82=247
39 Robin Downes 83-88-85=256
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