MCCALLA, ALA. -- The Coastal Carolina women's golf team is tied for third through the second round of the 2006 PUPS/PDPS Big South Conference Championship, Apr. 11. 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 struggled on the second day and shot 311 to post a 36-hole total of 618, tied with High Point. Top-seed and host Birmingham-Southern leads at 599 after a tournament-best 298 in the second-round. The Panthers lead third seed Winthrop by five shots, as the Eagles are currently at 504.
Freshman Ann Maness (Galivants Ferry, S.C./Aynor) shot a one-over 73 in the second round and is tied for fourth at 149. Junior Katy Heher (Nichols, S.C./Pee Dee Academy) is tied for eighth at eight-over 152, while senior Lindsey Letzig (Richmond, Mo./Richmond) is tied for 16th at 158.
The Lady Chanticleers will play the final round with Bucknell and Radford Wed., Apr. 12.
Team Results Scores
1. Birmingham Southern 301-298=599
2. Winthrop 304-300=604
3. Coastal Carolina 307-311=618
High Point 309-309=618
5. Bucknell 322-320=642
6. Radford 317-339=656
7. Charleston Southern 332-331=663
8. Holy Cross 367-363=730
Individual Results (Top 5 Plus Coastal)
1. Erin White (Winthrop) 70-73=143
2. Emily Klein (Birm.-Southern) 73-75=148
Kate O'Sullivan (High Point) 72-76=148
4. Ann Maness (Coastal) 76-73=149
Allison Mitchell (Birm.-Southern) 75-74=149
t8. Katy Heher (Coastal) 74-78=152
t16. Lindsey Letzig (Coastal) 77-81=158
t20. Richelle Wedzik (Coastal) 80-79=159
t24. Rachel Graves (Coastal) 80-81=161