Creed's season-low total leads UNCG to sixth at Lady Pirate Intercollegiate
GREENVILLE, N.C. - Kernersville, N.C. native Erica Creed carded her third consecutive round of 74 to finish tied for 11th and lead UNC Greensboro to a sixth place finish at the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate Tuesday afternoon at Greenville Country Club's Classic Course.
Annelie Weimenhog, a senior from Kattarp, Sweden, had the Spartans' low round of the day with a 73 to move into a Top 20 finish, tying for 18th place. She rallied from an opening round 80 to shoot a 71 on Monday afternoon and a 73 on Tuesday to close out at 224.
Elon's Tara McFadden shot a final round 72 to win the tournament, tying the tournament's 54-hole record at 211. She was two shots better than East Carolina's Abby Bools, who also shot 72 on Tuesday. UNCG's Creed finished at 222, a season-low.
Georgia State, with a score of 879, won the team title by two shots over East Carolina. East Tennessee State, which began the day tied for the lead with Georgia State, finished in third, 12 shots off the lead. UNCG finished at 899 after a final round 296.
The Lady Pirate was the final event on the Spartans' fall slate. The team resumes play on March 1 at the UCF Challenge in Orlando, Fla.
TEAM STANDINGS: Georgia State 879, East Carolina 881, East Tennessee State 891, Xavier 892, Elon 895, UNCG 899, James Madison 901, Maryland 903, Michigan 909, William & Mary 909, UTEP 910, Miami (Fla.) 935, Georgetown 936, Gardner-Webb 945, Old Dominion 947.
Top 10: 1. Tara McFadden (Elon) 73-66-72=211; 2. Abby Bools (East Carolina) 70-71-72=213; 3. Ana Maria Puche (East Carolina) 73-71-70=214; T-4. Rosana Gomez (UTEP) 74-72-72=218; T-4. Mary Beth McKenna (Xavier) 72-74-72=218; 6. Jessica Hollandsworth (Maryland) 71-77-71=219; T-7. Mary Chamberlain (James Madison) 77-73-70=220; T-7. Charlotte Lorentzen (Georgia State) 71-73-76=220; T-7. Cathrine Madsen (Georgia State) 72-74-74=220; T-7. Amy Otteson (East Carolina) 76-74-70=220.
Other UNCG Golfers: T-11. Erica Creed 74-74-74=222; T-18. Annelie Weimenhog 80-71-73=224; T-34. Courtney Taylor 71-79-80=; T-44. Ana Lucia Martinez 81-77-75=233; T-63. Sofia Aidemark 77-87-74=238.
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