Johnson City, Tenn. (Mar. 12, 2002) -- The East Tennessee State women's golf shot their best round of the tournament Tuesday to finish eighth in the Bradford Creek Spring Invitational, hosted by East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C.
ETSU fired a 309 in Tuesday's final round after shooting a 340 and a 325 in Monday's opening rounds. Host East Carolina won the event after blistering the course for a final-round 288.
East Tennessee State senior Mimmie Dymling (Sollentuna, Sweden) led the team, finishing in a tie for 22nd after improving her score in each round (82-79-76=237). Fellow senior Catalina Zuluaga (Cali, Colombia) tied for 26th in the event (83-82-73=238) after turning in ETSU's best round of the tournament on Tuesday, carding a final-round 73. The 73 ties a personal best for Zuluaga and ties an ETSU season best.
Sophomore Kristen Fletcher (Cookeville, Tenn.) finished in a tie for 41st (86-81-81=248) after firing her second consecutive 81 in Tuesday's play. Freshman Alysa Few (London, Ontario) also improved her score in all three rounds, leading her to a tie for 57th (89-87-79=255). Senior Susan McKinney (Rogersville, Tenn.) tied for 64th (89-83-86=258) after shooting a final-round 86.
The Buccaneer women's golfers continue on the road, returning to action in the Stetson Hatter Spring Fling, Mar. 16-17 from DeLand, Fla.