CofC Women’s Golf Third After First Round of SoCon Championship

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC April 14, 2013 – The four scores the College of Charleston women’s golf team counted all rank in the top-15 in the field as the Cougars are in third-place, eight shots back of the lead after the opening round at the 2013 SoCon Women’s Golf Championship at Moss Creek Golf Club Sunday.

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The Cougars shot an opening 17-over par 305 and trail Furman (+14) by three shots and leader Chattanooga (+9) by eight shots. Samford (+24) and Appalachian State (+25) round out the top-five spots on the team leaderboard.

CofC Cougars women's golf

Freshman Louise Olsson (Uddeholm, Sweden) got the Cougars off to a good start with a birdie on the third hole and shot even-par on the front nine. Olsson finished the round with a 3-over 75 and is tied for fifth-place on the individual leaderboard.

 

Freshman Mary Chandler Bryan (Chapin, S.C.) birdied her first hole on the way to a 4-over 76 and is tied for 11th place in the tournament.

 

Senior Katharina Boehm (Munich, Germany) and freshman Julia Neumann (Berlin, Germany) each carded round of 77 (+5) and are tied for 15th place on the leaderboard.

 

“Our final six holes kept us in the tournament,” CofC head coach Jamie Futrell said. “We got off to a solid start then struggled a little in the middle, but fought back well late to get back into the mix.”

 

The Cougars will tee off tomorrow starting at 10:30 a.m. off the first hole and will be paired with Furman and Chattanooga.

 

TEAM LEADERBOARD

1 Chattanooga 297 +9

2 Furman 302 +14

3 College of Charleston 305 +17

4 Samford 312 +24

5 Appalachian State 313 +25

T6 UNCG 315 +27

T6 Elon 315 +27

8 Wofford College 322 +34

9 Western Carolina 324 +36

10 Citadel, The 346 +58

 

COFC RESULTS

3 College of Charleston 305

T5 Louise Olsson (5) 75

T11 Mary Chandler Bryan (4) 76

T15 Julia Neumann (2) 77

T15 Kathy Boehm (3) 77

T38 Vanessa Koechli (1) 83


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