Ringdahl makes move, ETSU women move to 8th at USC event

Saturday, March 12, 2005

BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. (March 12, 2005) - Posting a second-round score of 75, East Tennessee State freshman Maria Ringdahl (Oland, Sweden) made a move on the individual leaderboard and finished tied for fourth Saturday at the Lady Gamecock Classic hosted by the University of South Carolina.

Ringdahl's efforts helped the Bucs move up one spot to a tie for eighth place in the team competition with a score of 652, as the Lady Bucs are 31 strokes back of first-place New Mexico heading into Sunday's third and final round at the University Club located near Columbia, S.C. Ringdahl is seven strokes back of South Carolina's Caroline Rominger and New Mexico's Kailin Downs in the individual competition.

Other ETSU results included a 33rdnd-place finish by junior Ashley Barton (Seffner, Fla.), a 45th-place showing by freshman Natalia Giraldo (Cali, Colombia) and a 56th-place effort by freshman Cindy Phillips (Johnson City, Tenn.).

Third and final round play will continue on Sunday. For complete results, see below.

Lady Gamecock Classic
The University Club - Blythewood, S.C.
Par: 72; Yardage: 5996
Saturday's Results - Second Round

Team Results
1. New Mexico 308-313=621
2. LSU 309-316=625
3. South Carolina 313-315=628
4. Furman 318-311=629
5. Virginia 320-311=631
6. Florida State 328-321=649
7. North Carolina 319-331=650
8. North Carolina State 324-328=652
East Tennessee State 326-326=652
10. Augusta State 317-339=656
11. Alabama 338-330=668
12. Minnesota 337-334=671
Individual Results
1. Caroline Rominger, USC 72-76=148 +4
Kailin Downs, New Mexico 75-73=148 +4
3. Jenny Suh, Furman 76-73=149 +5
4. Maria Ringdahl, ETSU 80-75=155 +11
Melissa Eaton, LSU 79-76=155 +11
Sally Shonk, Virginia 76-79=155 +11
ETSU Results
T4. Maria Ringdahl 80-75=155
T33. Ashley Barton 85-78=163
T45. Natalia Giraldo 79-87=166
T56. Cindy Phillips 85-86=171
60. Danielle O'Reilly 82-92=174

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