ATLANTA, GA. -- The Coastal Carolina women's golf team tied for sixth at the John Kirk/Lady Panther Invitational, Apr. 3-4. The 36-hole tournament, hosted by Georgia State, was played at the Eagle's Landing Country Club (Par 72 - 6,009 Yards) in Stockbridge, Ga.
After sitting in a tie for second after the first round, the Lady Chanticleers struggled in the second round, dropping four spots after shooting 320 in round two to finish at 629. Augusta State shot a tournament-best 301 in the second round to take home the team title by one shot over Louisville and Memphis.
Senior Lindsey Letzig (Richmond, Mo./Richmond) paced the Lady Chants in the event, finishing in a tie for eight at 153, while junior Katy Heher (Nichols, S.C./Pee Dee Academy) tied for 15th at 156. Freshman Richelle Wedzik (Bluffton, S.C./Bluffton) finished just outside the top 20, tying for 21st at 158.
The Lady Chanticleers will next take to the course, defending their Big South Conference title at the 2006 PUPS Big South Championships, Mon.-Wed., Apr. 10-12. The 54-hole event will be hosted by Birmingham-Southern at Bent Brook Golf Club in McCalla, Ala.
Team Results Scores
1. Augusta State 319-301=620
2. Louisville 316-305=621
4. Kentucky 314-311=625
5. Georgia State 315-313=628
6. Coastal Carolina 309-320=629
East Carolina 307-322=629
8. Mississippi 316-316=632
9. East Tennessee State 316-319=635
10. Campbell 317-323=640
11. Richmond 319-328=647
12. Mercer 321-330=651
13. Jacksonville State 327-327=654
14. Arkansas State 327-337=664
Individual Results (Top 5 Plus Coastal)
**1. Stacey Tate (Memphis) 74-74=148
2. Ali Kicklighter (Kentucky) 73-75=148
3. Lauren Smith (Augusta St) 80-69=149
4. Joanna Klatten (Georgia St) 73-77=150
5. Lene Krog (East Carolina) 76-75=151
Beth Felts (Kentucky) 78-73=151
Garrett Phillips (Augusta St) 77-74=151
t8. Lindsey Letzig (Coastal) 74-79=153
t15. Katy Heher (Coastal) 77-79=156
t21. Richelle Wedzik (Coastal) 79-79=158
t42. Ann Maness (Coastal) 79-84=163
t47. Rachel Graves (Coastal) 81-83=164
** Won in a playoff