PAWLEY’S ISLAND, S.C. (Sept. 11, 2022) – The ETSU women’s golf team opened its fall season on Sunday as the Buccaneers concluded first round play at the Golfweek Fall Challenge, held at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club in Pawley’s Island, S.C.
Senior Hollie Muse (Liverpool, England) and sophomore Alex Crafton (Lake Mary, Fla.) paced the Blue and Gold on day one as the Buccaneer duo sit in the top-10, while Sophie Bert (Deurle, Belgium) provided some fireworks by carding an ace on the par-3, 112-yard No. 9.
Crafton and Muse are both tied for eighth at 1-under-par 70. Crafton played the front nine at two-under en route to posting the 70, while Muse played the back nine at 3-under-par to climb up the leaderboard. Overall, Muse dusted off a sluggish start as she played her final 11 holes at four-under.
Bert is tied for 21st at 1-over-par 72.
Austin Peay’s Erica Scutt and USC Upstate’s Praew Nontarux are tied for the individual lead at 7-under-par 64.
ETSU is tied for sixth among the 20-team field at 6-over-par 290.
Three teams are tied atop the leaderboard as Campbell, Austin Peay and Lipscomb are all at 5-under-par 279. UNCW (+2) and USC Upstate (+4) round out the top five.
The Bucs will go out at 8:40 a.m. in Monday’s second round as ETSU is grouped with USC Upstate, New Mexico State and Cal Baptist.
Fans can follow the scoring via Golfstat and recaps will be posted daily on ETSUBucs.com.
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