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Women's Golf Finishes Fifth at Pinehurst Challenge

       

Women's Golf Finishes Fifth at Pinehurst Challenge

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     PINEHURST, N.C. -- The Coastal Carolina women's golf squad secured a fifth-place finish with their final round at the 2007 Pinehurst Challenge, Mar. 6. The tournament, shortened to 36 holes due to weather, was contested at Pinehurst Resort #8 at Pinehurst, N.C., Mar. 5-6.

The Lady Chanticleers shot a 307 in the final round, a nine-shot improvement from their opening round, to move out of a tie and finish in fifth at 623, 10 shots behind champion East Carolina and runner-up North Carolina State, both at 613. ECU won a scorecard playoff for the title. Host College of Charleston was third at 619.

Freshman Aruka Felgueroso was the top player for Coastal, tying for sixth at nine-over 153, while sophomore Ann Maness and freshman Johanna Rodert tied for 19th at 12-over 156. Sara Wikstrom of Arkansas-Little Rock and East Carolina's Lene Krog tied for medalist honors at five-over 149.

Coastal is back on the course Mon.-Tue., Mar. 19-20 at the USF/Waterlefe Invitational, being played at the Waterlefe Golf & River Club in Bradenton, Fla.

       Fin.   Top 20 Teams             Scores 
      ** 1   East Carolina      308  305    613  (won in a scorecard playoff)   
         2   North Carolina State     312  301    613    
         3   College of Charleston    310  309    619    
         4   Campbell      313  308    621    
         5   Coastal Carolina      316  307    623    
         6   Princeton     317  310    627    
         7   UNC Greensboro      317  314    631     
             UNC Wilmington       325  306    631    
         9   Arkansas-Little Rock     322  311    633    
        10   Maryland          321  317    638    
        11   Richmond         316  326    642    
        12   Memphis        321  323    644    
        13   Penn State      337  311    648    
             Oregon            326  322    648    
        15   Charleston Southern      336  320    656    
        16   Marshall      338  337    675    
        17   James Madison      343  344    687 

Top Five Individuals Plus Coastal
 1    Sara Wikstrom          (UALR) 75   74   149
           Lene Krog              (E Carolina)    75   74   149
      3    Emily Klein            (UNCW)          79   72   151
      4    Mary Mattson           (Campbell)      78   74   152
           Kathleen Strandberg    (NC State)      76   76   152

 T  6    Araceli Felgueroso (Coastal)      78   75    153
      T 19    Ann Maness  (Coastal)              78   78    156
      T 19    Johanna Rodert (Coastal)          80   76    156
      T 30    Katy Heher (Coastal)               80   78    158
      T 59    Rachel Graves (Coastal)            80   84    164