UNCG tied for third after opening round at Pinehurst Challenge
PINEHURST, N.C. – Paced by Erica Creed and Ashley Mylton both firing a first round 77, UNC Greensboro is in a tie for third after the first round of the Pinehurst Challenge hosted by College of Charleston.
The Spartans are tied with East Carolina for third and sit six shots back of frontrunner East Tennessee State. Chattanooga is second at 311.
Mylton was tied for the lead after the front 9, firing a 36 on the front side. She cooled off on the back side, however, and sits four shots off the pace. Creed went out in 39 and came in with a 38 on the back side to also sit four shots back. College of Charleston’s Steffi Kirchmayr and Chattanooga’s Christine Wold are the co-leaders after 18 holes after each firing one-over 73. UNCG’s Gabby DiMora is also within striking distance, four shots back in a tie for 20th.
Monday’s second round gets underway with a shotgun start at 12:30 pm.
TEAM SCORING: East Tennessee State 307, Chattanooga 311, UNCG 313, East Carolina 313, Boise State 314, College of Charleston 317, Georgia State 318, South Florida 319, Oregon State 321, Texas State 322, Maryland 323, Augusta State 323, Penn State 324, Coastal Carolina 326, Western Carolina 327, Stetson 327, James Madison 327, Bucknell 328, Memphis 330, Jacksonville State 331, Marshall 331.
Top 10: T-1. Steffi Kirchmayr (College of Charleston) 73, T-1. Christine Wold (Chattanooga) 73, T-3. Emma DeGroot (Chattanooga) 75, T-3. Emelie Lind (East Carolina) 75, T-3. Lucy Gould (East Tennessee State) 75, T-3. Gennifer Mendez (South Florida) 75, T-8. Nikki Olson (Boise State) 76, T-8. Laura Jansone (East Tennessee State) 76, T-8. Elin Mickelsson (Western Carolina) 76, T-8. Sehee Kim (Texas State) 76; T-8. Minhee Park (Boise State) 76, T-8. Joanna Klatten (Charleston) 76 (indiv.).
UNCG Golfers: T-14. Erica Creed 77; T-14. Ashley Mylton 77; T-20. Gabby DiMora 78; T-39. Annelie Weimenhog 81; T-39. Ashley Parrott 81.
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