CCU

Chanticleers in 11th After Two Rounds at Central District Invite

Brittany Henderson is 2-over par and in 11th place after 36 holes.

       

Brittany Henderson

Brittany Henderson

Feb. 20, 2012

Live Scoring/Results

PARRISH, Fla. - The Coastal Carolina women's golf team carded a two-round score of 604 (297-307) to tie for 11th at the Central District Invitational, played at the River Wilderness Golf Club in Parrish, Fla.

Oklahoma, ranked No. 25 in the latest Golfstat Top 25 poll, leads the 54-hole event with a two-round score of 584, two strokes better than second-place TCU.

Coastal Carolina junior Brittany Henderson leads the Chanticleers with a two-round score of 146 (73-73) to stand in a tie for 11th. Henderson was able to overcome three bogeys in her first six holes, shooting 2-under over the remaining 12 holes to card her 73. In the afternoon session, Henderson matched her 1-over par performance as she capped her round with consecutive birdies on the par-4 13th and 14th holes.

Kaitlin Higginbotham carded a 7-over 151 on the day. The senior traded bogeys for birdies over her first 18 holes to finish a stroke over with a 73. However, she was unable to overcome a pair of double bogeys in her second round as she shot a 78. Frida Castillo sits a stroke back of Higginbotham with a 36-hole tally of 152. The freshman opened with a 3-over 75 then fired 77 on her second round.

Jessica Alexander was a combined 6-over on both her front and back nine to shoot 76-79 and her 36-hole 155 puts her in a tie for 50th. Sophomore Courtney Boe posted a 164 on the day.

The final round of the event will commence with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

Central District Invitational
River Wilderness Golf Club
Parrish, Fla.
Par: 72 - 6,218 yards
Dates: Feb. 20-21

1. Oklahoma 291-293=584 +8
2. TCU 297-289=586 +10
3. Vanderbilt 293-294=587 +11
4. Michigan State 295-294=589 +13
5. LSU 291-301=592 +16
6-t. Iowa State 299-297=596 +20
North Carolina 294-302=596 +20
8. Ohio State 303-294=597 +21
9. UCF 301-298=599 +23
10. Kent State 310-293=603 +27
11. Coastal Carolina 297-307=604 +28
12. Northwestern 314-303=617 +41
13. Minnesota 311-311=622 +46
14. Indiana 314-310=624 +48
15. Michigan 319-309=628 +52

Coastal Carolina Scorers
11-t. Brittany Henderson 73-73=146 +2
25-t. Kaitlin Higginbotham 73-78=151 +7
33-t. Frida Castillo 74-77=152 +8
50-t. Jessica Alexander 76-79=155 +11
75. Courtney Boe 79-85=164 +20