Women's Golf in Tie for 22nd After Day 1 at Kiawah Island
Feb. 22, 2009
Sophomore Cara Freeman led the Beavers with a 5-over-par 77 leaving her in atie for 35th in the 215 golfer field.
'Cara played pretty well today. She had a couple holes thatcost her a couple strokes, but she was striking the ball well today andconverted some very nice up-and-downs,' head coach Rise Lakowske said.
The event features a unique format where each team will playboth the Cougar Point and Oak Point golf courses on Monday and Tuesday with thetop 22 teams playing for the tournament championship after two rounds play. Thetournament championship round will be played at Cougar Point and the remaining21 teams will play Oak Point for a flight championship.
The Beavers are currently at the tournament championship cutline after shooting a team score of 31-over-par, 319, on the par 72, 6,009 yardCougar Point golf course in windy conditions that saw gusts up to 20miles-per-hour.
'We played pretty well on the front nine today, but didn'ttake advantage of our opportunities on the back,' Lakowske said. 'We didn'tplay up to our capabilities today, but we have some things we can build on fortomorrow's round at Oak Point.'
Stephanie Connelly of
All day coverage with live stats is available atgolfstat.com.
Team Scores: t1.
Individual Leaders:1. Stephanie Connelly, UCF 70; t2. Mary Kate Bird,