ETSU women sixth after first day of SoCon Golf Championships
ETSU women sixth after first day of SoCon Golf Championships
Sunday, April 20, 2003
WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (April 20, 2003) - The East Tennessee State women's golf team shot a team score of 320 to finish the first round of the Southern Conference Women's Golf Championships in sixth place Sunday at the Waynesville Golf and Country Club.

Junior Kristen Fletcher (Cookeville) led the way for the Buccaneers, shooting a 6-over-par 78 to finish tied for 13th. Meanwhile, freshmen Kailey Brooks (Bracebridge, Ontario) and Ashley Barton (Seffner, Fla.) both finished tied for 20th at 8-over. Sophomore Robin McCarley (Johnson City) finished the first day tied for 26th at 10-over, while junior, Danielle O'Reilly (Vancouver, British Columbia) wrapped up the first day tied for 33rd at 13-over-par.

Home-standing Western Carolina is currently leading the event at 19-over 298, besting second-place Furman by six strokes. Charleston's Jennifer Bridwell and Western Carolina's Brandy Andersen are atop the individual leaderboard at 1-under 71.

Southern Conference Championships
Waynesville Golf and Country Club; Waynesville, N.C.
Dates: 04/20 - 04/22 (Today:04-20-2003)
Par: 72; Yardage: 5,900

Team Results
Fin. Teams Scores
1 Western Carolina 298
2 Furman 304
3 College of Charleston 305
4 UNC-Greensboro 314
5 Appalachian State 319
6 East Tennessee State 320
7 The Citadel 332
8 Wofford 336

Individual Leaders
Fin. Players School Scores
1 Jennifer Bridwell Charleston 71
  Brandy Andersen W.Carolina 71
3 Brandi Jackson Furman 74
  Jenny Gleason Greensboro 74
  Line Cordes W.Carolina 74
  Rebecca Twiner W.Carolina 74

ETSU Individual Results
3 East Tennessee St. 320 +45
T 13 Kristen Fletcher 78 +6
T 20 Kailey Brooks 80 +8
T 20 Ashley Barton 80 +8
T 26 Robin McCarley 82 +10
T 33 Danielle O'Reilly 85 +13