ETSU women's golf finishes fifth at SoCon Championships

Tuesday, April 22, 2003

WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (April 22, 2003) - The East Tennessee State University women's golf team was unable to make up any ground Tuesday in the final round of the Southern Conference Women's Golf Championships, finishing fifth with a three-day total of 944 at the Waynesville Golf and Country Club.

Home-standing Western Carolina outlasted Furman by six strokes with a team score of 30-over-par 894 to win the team title. In addition, Western's Brandy Anderson finished atop the individual leaderboard with a score of 4-under 212, besting Furman's Brandi Jackson by five strokes.

For the Bucs, freshman Ashley Barton (Seffner, Fla.) led the way by placing in a tie for 12th with scores of 80-73-79=232. Along with Barton, junior Kristen Fletcher (Cookeville) finished tied for 18th with a three-day score of 237, while freshman Kailey Brooks (Bracebridge, Ontario) and sophomore Robin McCarley (Johnson City) both fired scores of 239 and placed in a tie for 23rd. For sophomore Danielle O'Reilly (Vancouver, British Columbia), the event ended with her tied for 29th with a score of 245.

Team Leaders
Fin. Top 20 Teams Scores
1 Western Carolina U. 298 293 303 894
2 Furman University 304 294 302 900
3 N. Car.- Greensboro 314 300 303 917
4 Charleston, Coll. of 305 307 309 921
5 East Tennessee St. 320 305 319 944
6 Appalachian State U. 319 318 318 955
7 Citadel, The 332 313 337 982
8 Wofford College 336 322 334 992

Individual Leaders
Fin. Name School Scores
1 Brandy Andersen W Carolina 71 69 72 212 -4
2 Brandi Jackson Furman 74 69 74 217 +1
3 Leigh Turner Furman 75 72 74 221 +5
4 Sapna Patel Charleston 75 74 73 222 +6
5 Line Cordes W Carolina 74 75 75 224 +8
  Jennifer Bridwell Charleston 71 77 76 224 +8

5 East Tennessee St. 320 305 319 944
12 Ashley Barton 80 73 79 232
T 18 Kristen Fletcher 78 78 81 237
T 23 Kailey Brooks 80 77 82 239
T 23 Robin McCarley 82 80 77 239
T 29 Danielle O'Reilly 85 77 83 245
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