HPU Women’s Golf Tied For 27th at Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic

Posted by Press Release on March 2, 2015 at 3:20 am under College | Comments are off for this article

• High Point shot a combined 325 in the first round of the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic and is tied for 27th out of 40 teams.
• Junior Tan Cheeranont carded a score of 75 to finish tied for 21st.
Cayla Smith also shot under 80 with a score of 79

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The High Point University women’s golf team shot a combined 325 in the first round of the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic to end the day in a tie for 27th out of 40 teams. Junior Tan Cheeranont carded a 75 to lead the Panthers.

Cheeranont had 13 pars and one birdie at the Osprey Point Golf Club to finish tied for 21st on the day. Freshman Cayla Smith ended the first round tied for 61st while carding a 79 while sophomore Danielle Fuss shot an 84 and finished tied for 141st. Junior Casey Ward rounded out the four HPU scorers with an 87 to finish tied for 171st.

North Florida shot a combined 297 in the first round to finish the day atop the team standings. UNF finished one-stroke ahead of Troy and two strokes ahead of Chattanooga. College of Charleston and Western Carolina tied for fourth with matching scores of 300.

Jacksonville State’s Melania Bajo Geijo shot a four-under 68 in the first round to lead the race for the individual medal. Samford’s Bailey Gray is one-stroke back of Geijo with a three-under 69. College of Charleston’s Laura Fuenfstueck and Chattanooga’s Agathe Sauzon are tied for third with matching scores of 70.

The Panthers will move to the Oak Point Golf Club for the second round of the three-day 54-hole event on Monday, March 2. The round will begin at 9:30 a.m.


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