ETSU women's golf enjoys strong third-place finish at Lady Jaguar
Barton
Barton

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Nov. 8, 2005) - Senior Ashley Barton (Seffner, Fla.) was the top ETSU women's golf finisher, placing tied for sixth and helping the Lady Bucs to a strong third-place team finish Tuesday in the America's Choice Mortgage Lady Jaguar Invitational hosted by Augusta State at the Forest Hills Golf Club.

 

Barton fired a 74 on the final day of play, finishing eight strokes back of individual champion Lauren Smith from Augusta State. Smith outlasted Notre Dame's Noriko Nakazaki by one stroke for the title. On the team leaderboard, ASU made it a sweep with a commanding 16-stroke win over second-place Notre Dame.

 

Along with Barton, sophomore Natalia Giraldo (Cali, Colombia) finished tied for 12th, while freshman Lucy Gould (Bargoed, Wales) enjoyed her best-ever collegiate finish with a tie for 16th. Sophomore Maria Ringdahl (Oland, Sweden) also placed tied for 16th.

 

This event wraps up the ETSU women's golf team's fall schedule, as they will return to action in the spring on Feb. 24, 2006, in the Lady Puerto Rico Classic. For more on ETSU women's golf throughout the winter, visit ETSUBucs.com.

Course:Forest Hills Golf Club: Championship Tees Par 72 - 6094 yards
current position team to par thru today round 1 round 2 total score
1 Augusta State +25 F +11 302 299 601
2 Notre Dame, U. of +41 F +19 310 307 617
3 East Tennessee St. +50 F +22 316 310 626
4 Arkansas State Univ. +57 F +31 314 319 633
5 Western Carolina U. +60 F +26 322 314 636
6 Fla. International +66 F +33 321 321 642
7 Jacksonville St. +69 F +31 326 319 645
8 Birmingham-Southern Col. +70 F +35 323 323 646
9 Florida State Univ. (B) +87 F +48 327 336 663
10 Elon College +88 F +32 344 320 664
11 Richmond +98 F +50 336 338 674
12 James Madison Univ. +100 F +41 347 329 676
13 Wyoming, U. of +108 F +52 344 340 684

Course:Forest Hills Golf Club: Championship Tees Par 72 - 6094 yards
Current Position Start Position Player Team To Par THRU Today Round 1 Round 2 Total Score
1 1 Lauren Smith (1B) Augusta State +2 F +3 71 75 146
2 T2 Noriko Nakazaki (1B) Notre Dame, U. of +3 F +1 74 73 147
T3 T4 Mercedes Huarte (8A) Jacksonville St. +5 F +2 75 74 149
T3 T4 Amanda Smith (1A) Augusta State +5 F +2 75 74 149
5 T10 Emilie Geury (2B) Augusta State +7 F +1 78 73 151
T6 T8 Brandy Andersen (5B) Western Carolina U. +10 F +5 77 77 154
T6 T22 Ashley Barton (6A) East Tennessee St. +10 F +2 80 74 154

3 East Tennessee St. +50 F 316 310 626
  T6 Ashley Barton +10 F 80 74 154
  T12 Natalia Giraldo +12 F 79 77 156
  T18 Lucy Gould +15 F 78 81 159
  T18 Maria Ringdahl +15 F 81 78 159
  T48 Laura Diaz +23 F 79 88 167

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