JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2003) - The East Tennessee State University women's golf team finished tenth in the Bradford Creek Intercollegiate, hosted by East Carolina University from the par-72, 6,093-yard Bradford Creek Golf Course in Greenville, N.C.
ETSU improved their first-round score by three strokes (318-315=633) to finish 54 strokes behind team champion East Carolina (287-292=579). The Pirates ran away with the tournament, winning by 23 strokes over second place UNC Wilmington (301-301=602).
For the second consecutive day, the Bucs were led by junior Kristen Fletcher (Cookeville, Tenn). Fletcher fired a second-round 78, to finish in a tie for 22nd at 7-over-par (75-78=153). Leah Hart of Augusta Stete won medallist honors in the tournament, finishing the tournament at 1-under-par (72-72=143).
Freshman Kailey Brooks (Bracebridge, Ontario) had ETSU's best round of the day, carding a 74 in today's play. Brooks improved her first-round score by 10 strokes and finished in a tie for 36th (84-74=158) at 14-over-par.
Sophomore Alysa Few (London, Ontario) shot a second-round 82 to finish in a tie for 48th at 18-over-par (80-82=162). Freshman Laura Diaz (Aguadilla, Puerto Rico) was the next Buccaneer finisher, tying for 55th at 22-over-par after firing a final-round 87 (79-87=166).
Sophomore Robin McCarley (Johnson City, Tenn.) rounded out ETSU's tournament, finishing in a tie for 57th (86-81=167) at 23-over-par after shooting a final-round 81.
East Tennessee State's next tournament will be the Hatter Spring Fling, hosted by Stetson University, Mar. 24-25 from DeLand, Fla.