Lady Braves Second After Day One Of PBC Tourney
PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – UNCP sat at the top of the leader board through the first 12 holes of the opening round of the Peach Belt Conference Women's Golf Championships, but suffered through a disastrous finish to the day and currently sit two shots off the pace after day one of the event at the 6,031-yard, par-70 Calloway Gardens Lake View Course.
First team all-PBC selection Katja Dammann is tied for first after carding a 78 in day one action, while Christina Crovetti stands in a tie for fifth with a day one total of 81. PBC Freshman of the Year Shauna Walor sits in a tie for 11th after an opening round 87, while Alexa Mooney is tied for 17th after shooting 89. Jennifer Crow sat out the day due to illness.
Flagler rallied to overtake the Braves over the final six holes and sit in first place with an opening round 333. FC's Kaitlyn Edwards birdied two holes on the back nine and is tied for first place at the event alongside Dammann. Armstrong Atlantic is five strokes off the pace in third place, Montevallo is six strokes behind in fourth and Columbus State is a distant fifth place – 38 strokes behind the event-leading Saints.
The Braves paced the field by as much as nine strokes through the first 12 holes, but the quartet of student-athletes combined to shoot 26 strokes over par on the last six holes. The team combined for 11 bogies, five double bogies and a pair of triple bogies over the last six holes of the course.
The 2010 PBC Women's Golf Championships will continue with the second and final round on Tuesday. Tee times are slated to start at 9 a.m.