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Lady Bucs finish third at Unlimited Potential Bay Tree Classic

Tuesday, September 28, 2004

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (September 26, 2004) - The East Tennessee State women's golf team picked up where it left off a year ago, finishing third on the team leaderboard at the Unlimited Potential Bay Tree Classic Sunday at the Bay Tree Golf Plantation. It was the first event of the 2004-05 season for the Lady Bucs.

A year ago, the ETSU women's golf team finished with eight Top 10s in nine events, including five Top 5 efforts. On Sunday, the Lady Bucs posted a program record for third-round score with a 305, and finished 17 strokes back of team champion UNC Wilmington, which posted a weekend score of 891.

The Lady Bucs were led by junior Ashley Barton (Seffner, Fla.), who posted a three-round score of 7-over 223 and finished sixth on the leaderboard. She ended the event 13 strokes behind individual champion Michelle Jarman of UNC Wilmington.

Along with Barton, freshman Natalia Giraldo (Cali, Columbia) also finished in the Top 10 with an eighth-place showing at 224 for the tournament. Fellow freshmen Maria Ringdahl (Kalmar, Sweden) and Cindy Phillips (Johnson City, Tenn.) both finished tied for 30th, while senior Danielle O'Reilly posted her best round of the event with a 75, finishing tied for 39th.

The Lady Bucs will be back in action Oct. 4-5 at the Jacksonville State Lady Gamecock Classic in Jacksonville, Ala.

Unlimited Potential Bay Tree Classic
at the Bay Tree Golf Plantation
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
09/24 - 09/26; Par: 72; Yardage: 5902

Sunday's Final Results

Team Results

1 N. Car. Wilmington 301 302 288 891
2 Coastal Carolina U. 305 293 300 898
3 East Tennessee State 302 301 305 908
4 Middle Tennessee St. 310 306 295 911
5 Charleston, Coll. of 306 301 306 913
6 Western Carolina U. 300 308 306 914
7 Southern Illinois U. 306 324 293 923
8 Marshall University 307 316 307 930
9 Cincinnati, U. of 318 310 308 936
10 Methodist College 311 312 314 937
11 Mercer University 315 315 320 950
12 Lamar University 314 322 317 953
13 Fla. International 321 323 319 963
14 Wm. & Mary, Coll. of 323 326 324 973
15 Old Dominion Univ. 331 327 325 983
16 Belmont University 330 334 332 996
17 Charleston Southern 356 345 328 1029

Individual Results

1 Michelle Jarman UNCW 70 69 71 210
2 Line Cordes Coast. Car 72 70 74 216
3 Becky Berzonski UNCW 75 74 68 217
4 Taryn Durham Middle TN 74 75 69 218
5 Hillery Wilson Cincinnati 76 71 72 219
6 Ashley Barton ETSU 73 73 77 223
  Angie Hill Charleston 74 73 76 223
8 Natalia Giraldo ETSU 74 72 78 224
9 Kelly Gerlach So. Ill. 70 84 71 225
  Natalie Cruse Coast. Car 77 73 75 225
  Ashley Hovda W Carolina 73 77 75 225

ETSU Results

T 6 Ashley Barton 73 73 77 223
  8 Natalia Giraldo 74 72 78 224
T 30 Maria Ringdahl 77 82 75 234
T 30 Cindy Phillips 78 77 79 234
T 39 Danielle O'Reilly 81 79 75 235