Women's Golf Play Halted at Palmetto Intercollegiate Due to Darkness
Oct. 27, 2013
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - Coastal Carolina teed off versus four top 50 teams Sunday at the College of Charleston-hosted Palmetto Intercollegiate on Sunday at the Kiawah Island Resort-Turtle Point Course. The 19-team field completed 18 holes, but had its second round play suspended due to darkness.
The teams will complete the second round Monday morning and play a final 18 holes to determine the team and individual medalists.
Kansas, ranked 39th, led after the first round with a score of 297. Forty-second-ranked College of Charleston was second (299), followed by No. 36 Illinois, Georgia State, East Tennessee State, Jacksonville St. and No. 47 GRU Augusta. Coastal Carolina was 14th with an 18-hole score of 311.
Marissa Hinchman led Coastal through 18 holes of play, carding a 2-over 74 and tying for 11th on the individual leaderboard. Lena Schaeffner shot a 3-over 75 and was tied for 20th in the 99-competior field. Hinchman was 4-over with three holes to play in the second round when play was suspended, while Schaeffner was 3-over with two holes to play.
Saskia Sterud carded an 80 her first time around the course and had finished 13 holes in the second round. Emee Herbert shot an opening-round 82, but was just 1-over with four holes remaining in round two. Frida Castillo also turned in an opening round 82. She was through 15 holes 33 total holes when darkness halted play.