Wolfpack Women Finish Second in the Pine Needles Collegiate
Nov. 5, 2002
Southern Pines, N.C. - NC State (907) shot a final round of 309 Tuesday to finish in second place at the Pine Needles Collegiate behind UNC. Tar Heel Abby Spector was the individual medalist with a two-day, three-round score of 218, five-over-par. NC State's Briana Vega and Colby Cobb finished in the top five with scores 11- and 12- over-par, respectively.
Vega shot her lowest 18 of the tournament Monday afternoon, with a score of 72. Tuesday, she needed two more strokes to finish the course and completed the tournament in fourth place with a 224. Cobb played with the lead group on Tuesday after having the low score in the first round and tying for second after two. She had a final round score of 78 to finish seven strokes off the lead in a tie for fifth, and led the field with nine birdies in the event.
Courtney Pomeranz fired a five-over-par 76 in the final round to finish in seventh with a three-round score of 226. Sarah Bonner was the fourth scoring member of the Wolfpack. After posting her best performance of the year Monday, she slipped to 22nd with an uncharacteristic performance in the third round. She was 21-over for the tournament.
Erica Wein finished 41st after a third round of 89.
NC State concluded its fall season with the Collegiate and will rest until the spring. The Wolfpack has competed in five tournaments this fall, finishing in the top half of each.
2 North Carolina State 303 290 314 907 4 Briana Vega 78 72 74 224 T 5 Colby Cobb 74 73 78 225 7 Courtney Pomeranz 76 74 76 226 T 22 Sarah Bonner 77 71 86 234 41 Erica Wein 76 76 89 241