NC State Tied For Third After Cougar Classic Second Round
Sept. 9, 2013
HANAHAN, S.C. - The North Carolina State women's golf team is tied for third after two rounds of play at the Cougar Classic, hosted by College of Charleston at Yeamans Hall Club.
The Wolfpack, just seven shots behind tourney leader Clemson, is tied with the host school with a team score of 574 after 36 holes. NC State has stayed consistent, totaling 287 in each round.
"This group is hungry to get better and keeps learning from their mistakes," head coach Page Marsh said. "I'm proud of the way they're playing and the way they're representing NC State."
Marchand was among the tourney leaders after Sunday's round and is tied for ninth at the conclusion of Monday's second round. She fired a 77 on the day, and was four under par for 16 of the holes. She recorded double bogies on holes 10 and 18, but overcame those with four birdies on the day. Marchand has 10 birdies for the tournament.
Tuesday's top player for State was Augusta James, who carded a two-under 70 to pull into a tie for seventh place. She is four shots out of the lead. James carded three birdies on the day and just one bogey.
Clemson's team total of 567 leads the 20-team field, followed by Mississippi State (573) and the Pack and Charleston. Florida, which won this tournament last year, stands fifth heading into the final day. Ally McDonald (Mississippi State) and Sloan Shanahan (Clemson) are tied for the individual lead with 36-hole scores of 138.
Cougar Classic play concludes Tuesday afternoon.