Women's Golf Finishes Seventh At Cougar Classic
Sept. 11, 2012
HANAHAN, S.C. - NC State women's golf concluded play at the Cougar Classic with a final round 2-over par, 290 to finish seventh in the final team standings. Sophomore Lindsay McGetrick was the Wolfpack's top performer on Tuesday with a final round 2-under, 70.
McGetrick, who started on No. 5, bogeyed her opening hole, but rebounded to record three consecutive birdies to move to 2-under on her round. McGetrick dropped a stroke on the par-4 11th hole before notching a birdie on the next hole to get back to 2-under. On the par-5, 15th hole, she carded an eagle to get her to 4-under on the day before suffering two bogeys over her final six holes to finish tied for 25th with a three-day tally of 218.
Sophomore Augusta James carded a even-par, 72 in her final round, posting two birdies on the day. For the tournament, James tied for 14th with an even par, 216. Junior Ana Menendez, finished tied for 48th, posting a final round 2-over, 74, including three birdies. Menendez concluded the tournament tied for 48th at 6-over, 222. Junior Brittany Marchand registered a 6-over, 78. Marchand finished tied for 43rd in the individual standings. Rounding out the Pack's scoring on the day was senior Amanda Baker with a 2-over par, 74. Baker tied for 71 on the final leader board with a three-round total of 11-over, 227.
"I was proud of the way our team finished today," said head coach Page Marsh, "especially for the mental toughness and physical conditioning they showed in managing rounds that lasted five and a half to six hours."
"We made great improvement in our chipping, which was a part of the game we've targeted in practice and there are still areas of improvement, but overall a good start to the year."
Florida captured both the individual and team crowns with Gator Camilla Hedberg finishing with a three-day total of 13-under par, 203, including a final round of 4-under, 68. As a team Florida had a three-day tally of 12-under, 852.
Duke was second with 6-under, 858, followed by Southern Cal at 1-under, 863. Rounding out the top five were Vanderbilt at even par, 864 and Georgia at 3-over, 867. Auburn took sixth place with a 6-over, 870 ahead of NC State. Defending national champion Alabama was eighth with 13-par, 877 with North Carolina and Tennessee tying for ninth with 14-over, 878.
NC State's next action comes Oct. 12-14 at the Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invitational in Chapel Hill.
1. Florida (-12) 286-279-287 = 852
2. Duke (-6) 286-291-281 = 858
3. Southern Cal (-1) 285-283-295 = 863
4. Vanderbilt (E) 289-285-290 = 864
5. Georgia (+3) 287-290-290 = 867
6. Auburn (+6) 288-288-294 = 870
7. NC State (+6) 290-291-290 = 871
8. Alabama (+13) 289-294-294 = 877
T9. North Carolina (+14) 299-287-292 = 878
T9. Tennessee (+14) 296-288-294 = 878