Lady Bucs currently third at The Shamrock Intercollegiate

Friday, March 12, 2004

TEGA CAY, S.C. (March 12, 2004) - Sophomore Ashley Barton (Seffner, Fla.) continued her stellar play, shooting a 9-over 81 to help power the East Tennessee State University women's golf team to a third-place standing after first-round action Friday inThe Shamrock Intercollegiate at Tega Cay Golf Club.

The Lady Bucs are attempting to build off the momentum of their tournament championship last weekend in the Lady Terrier Intercollegiate. Barton's efforts were good enough for a fourth-place finish on the individual leaderboard, where she trails three players - Winthrop's Jenny Blake, Augusta State's Katy Heher and Coastal Carolina's Lauren Smith - by two strokes. As a team, the Lady Bucs are 10 strokes behind first place Coastal Carolina.

Along with Barton, sophomore Laura Diaz (Aquadilla, P.R.) finished tied for 12th at 12-over-par, while senior Kristen Fletcher (Cookeville, Tenn.) ended the day tied for 28th at 15-over. Meanwhile, junior Robin Downes (Johnson City, Tenn.) and sophomore Kailey Brooks (Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada) both finished tied for 38th.

The event will continue Saturday and Sunday with second and third round play.

The Shamrock Intercollegiate
Tega Cay, S.C.
At Tega Cay G.C.
 
Team Results
1. Coastal Carolina 331
2. Augusta State 339
3. ETSU 341
4. St. Mary's 343
5. High Point 345
6. Wofford 347
7. Radford 349
8. Winthrop 350
9. Gardner-Webb 352
10. Charleston Southern 353
10. Elon 353
12. Belmont 355
13. Jackson State 360
14. Mercer 371
15. St. Francis 373
16. Old Dominion 427
 
Individual Results
1. Jenny Brake, Winthrop 79 +7
  Katy Heher, Augusta State 79 +7
  Lauren Smith, Coastal Carolina 79 +7
4. Ashley Barton, ETSU 81 +9
 
ETSU Results
4. Ashley Barton 81 +9
T12. Laura Diaz 84 +12
T28. Kristen Fletcher 87 +15
T38. Robin Downes 89 +17
T38. Kailey Brooks 89 +17
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