MCCALLA, ALA. -- The Coastal Carolina women's golf team is currently in third after the first round of the 2006 PUPS/PDPS Big South Conference Championship, Apr. 10. The three-round tournament is being played at the Bent Brook Golf Course (Par 72 - 6,184 yards) in McCalla, Ala., Apr. 10-12, with the winner earning the league's automatic berth to the NCAA Regionals.
The defending champion and second-seeded Lady Chanticleers fired a 307 in the first round and trail top-seed and host Birmingham-Southern by six shots at 301. Third seed Winthrop is currently in second at 304. High Point is currently fourth at 309.
Junior Katy Heher (Nichols, S.C./Pee Dee Academy) leads Coastal, as she is currently fourth after an opening-round 74. She trails opening round leader Erin White of Winthrop by four shots. Freshman Ann Maness (Galivants Ferry, S.C./Aynor) is next in a tie for eighth at 76, while senior Lindsey Letzig (Richmond, Mo./Richmond) is one shot behind Maness at 77, good for a tie for 11th.
The Lady Chanticleers will play the second round, again with Birmingham-Southern and Winthrop, Tue., Apr. 11, with the final round of the tournament to be played Wed., Apr. 12.
Team Results Scores
1. Birmingham Southern 301 +13
2. Winthrop 304 +16
3. Coastal Carolina 307 +19
4. High Point 309 +21
5. Radford 317 +29
6. Bucknell 322 +34
7. Charleston Southern 332 +44
8. Holy Cross 367 +79
Individual Results (Top 5 Plus Coastal)
1. Erin White (Winthrop) 35-35=70
2. Kate O'Sullivan (High Point) 36-36=72
3. Emily Klein (Birm.-Southern) 36-37=73
4. Katy Heher (Coastal) 39-35=74
5. Lara Peffley (Radford) 38-37=75
Allison Mitchell (Birm.-Southern) 40-35=75
Lauren Dodge (Birm.-Southern) 37-38=75
t8. Ann Maness (Coastal) 38-38=76
t11. Lindsey Letzig (Coastal) 37-40=77
t22. Richelle Wedzik (Coastal) 38-42=80
t22. Rachel Graves (Coastal) 39-41=80