ETSU women's golf team opens season with 6th-place finish

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

 

SIMPSONVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 20, 2005) - Sophomore Natalia Giraldo (Cali, Colombia) finished 15th with a three-round score of 233 to help lead the ETSU women's golf team to a 6th-place finish Tuesday in the Napa River Grill Cardinal Cup hosted by the University of Louisville at the Cardinal Club.

 

The Lady Bucs - who posted a team score of 945 - finished six strokes back of fifth place UCF, but bested seven other teams in the field. Georgia State won top honors by 13 strokes over Kentucky, while the host Cardinals finished in third with a team score of 915. Georgia State's Lisbeth Meincke made it a sweep for her program, winning the individual medalist honors with a score of 215, besting Kentucky's Erin Ringdahl by three strokes.

 

Other ETSU results included sophomore Maria Ringdahl (Oland, Sweden) with a score of 236 which tied her for 25th, while freshman Lucy Gould (Bargoed, Wales) ended the event tied for 28th at 237. Seniors Ashley Barton (Seffner, Fla.) and Laura Diaz (Aguadilla, P.R.) finished tied for 41st and 43rd, respectively. Sophomore Cindy Phillips (Johnson City, Tenn.) also competed and finished tied for 65th.

 

The Lady Bucs will continue with fall season play Oct. 1-2 at the Great Smokies Championships in Waynesville, N.C.

Team Leader Board
Course:Cardinal Club Golf Course Par 72 - 6181 yards
current
position
team scoring rounds total
score
1 Georgia State Univ. +30 F +11 304 291 299 894
2 Kentucky, U. of +43 F +8 311 300 296 907
3 Louisville, Univ. of +51 F +15 292 320 303 915
4 South Florida +65 F +26 307 308 314 929
5 UCF +75 F +29 302 320 317 939
6 East Tennessee St. +81 F +24 328 305 312 945
7 Marshall University +82 F +25 319 314 313 946
8 Coastal Carolina +89 F +25 312 328 313 953
9 Wofford College +94 F +42 311 317 330 958
10 Southern Mississippi +98 F +34 320 320 322 962
11 Cincinnati, U. of +108 F +35 330 319 323 972
12 Eastern Kentucky +112 F +31 333 324 319 976
13 James Madison Univ. +121 F +44 326 327 332 985
Player Leader Board
* player is participating as an individual rather than as a team member.
Course:Cardinal Club Golf Course Par 72 - 6181 yards
position player team scoring rounds total
score
1 4 Lisbeth Meincke (1A) Georgia State Univ. -1 F -2 74 71 70 215
T2 1 Erin Faulkner (1B) Kentucky, U. of +2 F +3 74 69 75 218
T2 T2 Anna Scott (1B) Georgia State Univ. +2 F +2 74 70 74 218
4 T2 Adrienne White (1B) Louisville, Univ. of +3 F +3 71 73 75 219
5 6 Jenny Calkins (1A) Louisville, Univ. of +7 F +1 71 79 73 223
ETSU Results
15 T27 Natalia Giraldo (9A) East Tennessee St. +17 F +2 83 76 74 233
T25 T19 Maria Ringdahl (8) East Tennessee St. +20 F +8 78 78 80 236
T28 T19 Lucy Gould (9B) East Tennessee St. +21 F +9 81 75 81 237
T41 T53 Ashley Barton (10A) East Tennessee St. +28 F +5 88 79 77 244
T43 T43 Laura Diaz (10B) East Tennessee St. +29 F +11 86 76 83 245
T65 T68 Cindy Phillips (18A) * East Tennessee St. +39 F +10 83 90 82 255
Note: Phillips competed as an individual
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