Sept. 12, 2011
BRYAN, Texas - The Coastal Carolina women's golf team fell to 11th place despite improving on Sunday's score by five strokes in day two of the Texas A&M "Mo" Morial Invitational at the Traditions Golf Club.
Texas overcame a two stroke deficit by shooting a 290, giving them a nine stroke lead over Auburn heading into Tuesday's final round.
Freshman Frida Castillo recovered from a tough opening day to fire a team-low 76 in only her second collegiate tournament. Brittany Hendersonremains the top Chanticleer after posting a 79 in today's round giving her a two day total of 154, leaving her in a tie for 25th place.
Starting on the back nine, Kaitlin Higginbotham went out with an even par 36, finishing the day with a 77 despite recording the lowest Coastal nine hole score through two rounds. Jessica Alexander started her round on the 10th hole with a triple bogey eight but settled down to par the next two holes and recorded a birdie on the 13th. She then proceeded to go seven-over the next eight holes and carded an 82, dropping into a tie for 46th. Eugenia Guerra bounced back from an opening round 87 to shoot an 81 on day two.
Jacey Chun (North Texas), Nicole Vandermade (Texas) and Auburn's Carlie Yadloczky are the tournament leaders at -1.
You can follow the Chants final round beginning with a shotgun start at 9:30 eastern time on Golfstat.com.