WAYNESVILLE, N.C. – UNCG's women's golf team fired an opening-round 294 and is tied for fifth at the Great Smokies Intercollegiate, which began Monday at Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa.
The Spartans are tied with South Carolina State, four strokes behind leader and host Western Carolina (290). Louisiana-Monroe (291) is second in the team standings, followed by Eastern Kentucky and Jacksonville, both tied at 292. A total of 23 teams are participating in the tournament.
UNCG freshman Fanny Cnops is tied for third after opening play with a 2-under par 70. She is two strokes behind ULM's Jennifer Park (68).
Each member of the Spartans enjoyed a solid round on Monday. Berglind Bjornsdottir and Courtney Taylor are tied for 23rd after shooting 2-over par 74.
Begona Sarabia is tied for 47th with a 76, and Ana Lucia Martinez is tied for 74th at 78.
The second and final round is scheduled for a 9 a.m. shotgun start on Tuesday.
T 5 UNCG 294
T 3 Fanny Cnops 35- 35 70
T 23 Courtney Taylor 38- 36 74
T 23 Berglind Bjornsdottir 35- 39 74
T 47 Begona Sarabia 38- 38 76
T 74 Ana Lucia Martinez 37- 41 78
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