ATLANTA, GA. -- The Coastal Carolina women's golf team is tied for second through the first round of the John Kirk/Lady Panther Invitational. The 36-hole tournament, hosted by Georgia State, is being played at the Eagle's Landing Country Club (Par 72 - 6,009 Yards) in Stockbridge, Ga.
After a delay of three hours due to heavy storms in the Atlanta-metro area, the Lady Chanticleers battled the strong winds on the course and fired 309 in the first round, tying with Memphis and trailing leader East Carolina by two shots. Kentucky is in fourth at 314, while host Georgia State is one shot back of the Wildcats at 315 to sit in fifth.
Senior Lindsey Letzig (Richmond, Mo./Richmond) leads the Lady Chants' surge in the first round, firing a two-over 74 to sit in a tie for third, one shot out of the lead. Junior Katy Heher (Nichols, S.C./Pee Dee Academy) is tied for 10th at 77, while freshmen Ann Maness (Galivants Ferry, S.C./Aynor) and Richelle Wedzik (Bluffton, S.C./Bluffton) both shot 79.
The final round of the John Kirk/Lady Panther Intercollegiate will be held Tue., April 4 with a shotgun start at 8:45 a.m.
Team Results Scores
1. East Carolina 307 +19
2. Coastal Carolina 309 +21
Memphis 309 +21
4. Kentucky 314 +26
5. Georgia State 315 +27
6. Mississippi 316 +28
East Tennessee State 316 +28
Louisville 316 +28
9. Campbell 317 +29
10. Augusta State 319 +31
Richmond 319 +31
12. Mercer 321 +33
13. Arkansas State 327 +39
Jacksonville State 327 +39
Individual Results (Top 5 Plus Coastal)
1. Ali Kicklighter (Kentucky) 37-36=73
Joanna Klatten (Georgia St) 35-38=73
3. Stacey Tate (Memphis) 35-39=74
Lindsey Letzig (Coastal) 36-38=74
5. Lauren Ritter (Richmond) 35-40=75
Emelie Lind (East Carolina) 38-37=75
t10. Katy Heher (Coastal) 35-42=77
t24. Ann Maness (Coastal) 38-41=79
t24. Richelle Wedzik (Coastal) 39-40=79
t43. Rachel Graves (Coastal) 42-39=81