Lady Bucs wrap up seventh-straight Top 10 with sixth-place finish at Samford Intercollegiate
Barton
Barton

Tuesday, March 23, 2004

CALERA, Ala. (March 23, 2004) - The East Tennessee State University women's golf team continued their stellar play with a sixth-place finish in the Samford Intercollegiate Wednesday at the Timberline Golf Club. It is the seventh-straight Top 10 tournament finish for the Lady Bucs, which includes two first-place efforts in their last two events.

Sophomore Ashley Barton (Seffner, Fla.) once again led the Lady Bucs, posting a score of 158 (79-79) and finishing tied for 19th. Barton was nine-strokes off the pace of individual champion Brooke Morgan of UAB, and Jacksonville State took home the tournament championship with a 613 compared to the Lady Bucs score of 643.

As for the rest of the Lady Bucs, sophomore Laura Diaz (Aquadilla, P.R.) finished the day tied for 30th at 16-over, while juniors Robin Downes (Johnson City, Tenn.) and Danielle O'Reilly (Whistler, British Columbia) finished tied in 44th, and sophomore Kailey Brooks (Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada) ended the event in 62nd.

The Lady Bucs will return to action April 5-6 at the Murray State Invitational before preparing for the Southern Conference Championships April 23-25.

Samford Intercollegiate
Timberline G.C.; Calera AL
Dates: 03/22 - 03/23
Par: 71; Yardage: 5802

Fin. Top 20 Teams Scores
1 Jacksonville St. 309 304= 613
2 Birmingham Southern 312-307= 619
3 UAB 313-309= 622
4 Middle Tennessee St. 327-298= 625
5 Murray State Univ. 319-308= 627
6 East Tennessee St. 324-319= 643
7 Troy State Univ. 320-324= 644
  Gardner-Webb Univ. 321-323= 644
9 Wofford College 328-321= 649
10 Tennessee Tech U. 326-324= 650
11 South Alabama, U. of 335-317= 652
12 Belmont University 337-318= 655
13 Western Kentucky U. 331-325= 656
14 Nicholls State U. 324-339= 663
15 Samford University 336-332= 668
16 Austin Peay State U. 350-336= 686
17 Cincinnati, U. of 342-356= 698
18 Lipscomb University 356-357= 713

Individual Results
** 1 Brooke Mangan UAB 71-78= 149
2 Kristin Lynch Middle TN 80-69= 149
  Florencia Moran J'ville St 72-77= 149
4 Marilen F. Ruiz J'ville St 77-73= 150
5 Cuyler Hedley Murray St. 78-74= 152
  Liz Schweihs UAB 80-72= 152
** -- indicates won in playoff

ETSU Results
T 19 Ashley Barton 79-79= 158
T 30 Laura Diaz 80-80= 160
T 44 Danielle O'Reilly 84-80= 164
T 44 Robin Downes 84-80= 164
62 Kailey Brooks 81-89= 170
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