Women's Golf 11th at Mercedes-Benz Championship


Mercedes-Benz Championship Live Scoring

Mercedes-Benz Championship 36 Hole Results

Sept. 18, 2017

Knoxville, Tenn. - The Coastal Carolina women's golf team opened the 2017-18 season at the Mercedes-Benz Championship hosted by the University of Tennessee.

CCU carded a 20-over 588 (295-293) and stands 11th in the competition as the first day of action saw the participating teams play 36 holes.

The Chanticleers stood tied for 8th place (+11) after shooting a 295 in the opening 18 holes. Marie Lunackova shot and even-par 71 while Malene Krolboll Hansen shot a one-over 72.

Sena Ersoy and Stephanie Henning each shot five-over 76 while Victoria Parker had a nine-over 80.

In the second round, the Chanticleers actually improved two shots led by first-year player Sena Ersoy, who shot a team-best 1-under 70 in the second round and finished her two-round total of 146 (76-70) which is tied for 30th.

Senior Malene Krolboll Hansen led the Chants with a three-over 145 (72-73) and is tied for 25th after the first two rounds. Marie Lunackova also had a solid outing finished with the same four-over 146 (71-75). She is tied with Ersoy at 30th heading into tomorrow's final round.

Stephanie Henning had two solid rounds finishing with a nine-over 151 (76-75) and is tied for 58th. Victoria Parker finished her two rounds with a 21-over 163 (80-83) and stands in 81st place.

Nationally ranked Kent State and Illinois lead the event tied for the lead at 8-under par. Rounding out the top five are Maryland (+5), Brigham Young (+8) and Texas-San Antonio (+9).

Tomorrow's final round will begin at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start and will only be 18 holes. Live hole-by-hole stats can be viewed at Golfstats.com, which will be linked at goccusports.com.

For complete coverage of CCU women's golf, follow the Chants on social media @CoastalWGolf (twitter), facebook.com/CCUChanticleers (facebook), @GoCCUSports (Instagram) or visit the official home of Coastal Carolina Athletics at goccusports.com.



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