ETSU women's golf tied for 13th at Taco Bell Intercollegiate
ETSU women's golf tied for 13th at Taco Bell Intercollegiate
Friday, October 21, 2005

(Oct. 21, 2005) - The ETSU women's golf team is currently tied for 13th after firing a first-round score of 302 Friday in the Taco Bell Intercollegiate at the par-72, 6,232-yard Bradford Creek Golf Course.


Western Carolina currently holds the lead on both the team and individual leaderboard. The Catamounts fired a team score of 284 and lead Georgia State by one stroke, while WCU's Ashley Hovda scorched the course for a 6-under-par 66 and holds a three stroke edge over Georgia State's Annika Korkeila.


ETSU was led by a pair of 74s from senior Ashley Barton (Seffner, Fla.) and sophomore Natalia Giraldo (Cali, Colombia), as both are currently tied for 32nd. Other Lady Buc results included a tie for 42nd from freshman Lucy Gould (Bargoed, Wales).


Second round play will be held on Saturday, with third and final round play scheduled for Sunday. Fans can keep up with results from the Taco Bell Intercollegiate by visiting and clicking on the tournament link, or by visiting and clicking on the provided live stats link.


Taco Bell Intercollegiate

Greenville, N.C. - Bradford Creek Golf Course Par 72, 6,232 yards


First Round Team Results
1. Western Carolina 284
2. Georgia State 285
3. Augusta State 286
T4. Mercer 294
T4. Maryland 294
T6. Richmond 296
T6. Coastal Carolina 296
T8. Birmingham-Southern 297
T8. East Carolina 297
10. Miami 299
T11. Winthrop 300
T11. UNC Greensboro 300
T13. Elon 302
T13. ETSU 302
15. Longwood 303
T16. Marshall 304
T16. Methodist 304
18. Gardner-Webb 305
19. Jacksonville State 314
20. James Madison 316
21. Old Dominion 332
Individual Results
1. Ashley Hovda, Western Carolina 66
T2. Annika Korkeila, Ga. State 69
T2. Katie Stepanek, Maryland 69
T4. Katie Garahan, Gard.-Webb 70
T4. Emilie Geury, Augusta State 70
T4. Joanna Klatten, Ga. State 70
T4. Emily Klein, Birm. Southern 70
T4. Lene Krog, East Carolina 70
ETSU Results
T32. Ashley Barton 74
T32. Natalia Giraldo 74
T42. Lucy Gould 75
T76. Laura Diaz 79
106. Cindy Phillips 86