HPU Women’s Golf Third After Day One Of The Big South Championship

Posted by Press Release on April 13, 2014 at 5:48 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

NINETY SIX, S.C. – The High Point University women’s golf team is in third place after the first round of the Big South Conference Championship at The Patriot at Grand Harbor in Ninety Six, S.C. Junior Grier Bennett led the Panthers with a even-par 72 and it tied for fifth after 18 holes.

“Campbell played an amazing round,” said head coach Vici Pate Flesher. “We can only control what we do and I am happy with a 310. Grier hit the ball well and had a solid day. Nothing we did was spectacular but it was good enough to keep us in the top three. If we clean up some of the little things tomorrow we will have a great round.”

High Point sits in third place behind Campbell (278) and Coastal Carolina (297). As a team the Panthers carded a 301. Campbell’s Louise Latorre is the leader after day one with a 68.

Bennett shot an even-par 72 to finish the first round in a tie for fifth place. She is tied with Campbell’s Tahnia Ravnjak and Gardner-Webb’s Julia Henderson. Freshman Danielle Fuss also finished in the top 10 on Sunday with a two-over 74. She is tied for ninth in the day one standings with Campbell’s Nadine White and Charleston Southern’s Shelby Thompson.

Sophomore Tan Cheeranont finished the first round with a 77 and sophomore Casey Ward carded a 78. Cheeranont is tied for 21st and Ward sits in a tie for 23rd. Freshman Sarah Bae carded a 79 and is tied for 28th after the first round.

Gardner-Webb is five strokes behind High Point in fourth place, followed by Presbyterian (309), Charleston Southern (310), Winthrop (310), Radford (311) and Longwood (316).


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