PINEHURST, N.C. – UNC Greensboro is in a tie for third after the first round of women’s golf action at the Pinehurst Challenge, hosted by the College of Charleston at Pinehurst No. 8.
The Spartans trail frontrunner Maryland by seven shots and Mississippi State by five, while sitting in a tie with SoCon rival College of Charleston and Iowa.
Jenna Schmidt and Ashley Parrott lead the way for UNCG, both sitting in a tie for seventh after shooting an opening round 76. They are both four shots off the lead, trailing UNC Wilmington’s Michelle Jarman. Parrott’s 76 was her second-best round this season, topped only by a 73 back in early October.
The second round gets underway on Monday morning.
TEAM STANDINGS: Maryland 302, Mississippi State 304, College of Charleston 309, UNCG 309, Iowa 309, Washington State 311, UNC Wilmington 311, Winthrop 315, East Carolina 317, Western Michigan 317, Coastal Carolina 318, Miami 318, Jacksonville State 318, Xavier 320, James Madison 323, Arkansas State 327, Marshall 339, Charleston Southern 346. (Scandanavia Amateur 328)
TOP 10: 1. Michelle Jarman (UNC Wilmington) 72; 2. Katie Stepanek (Maryland) 73; 3. Katie Trotter (Maryland) 74; T-4. Kara Manis (Xavier) 75, T-4. Anastasia Kostina (Washington State) 75, T-4. Julia Huh (Mississippi State) 75; T-7. Tyrette Metendorf (Iowa) 76; T-7. Amanda Mathis (Mississippi State); T-7. Viva Schlasberg (Scandanavia) 76; T-7. Ashleigh Korzack (Mississippi State) 76; T-7. Amy Eneroth (Washington State) 76; T-7. Jenna Walter (W. Michigan) 76; T-7. Tiffany Prats (Miami) 76; T-7. Diana Torry (Xavier) 76; T-7. Jenna Schmidt (UNCG) 76; T-7. Ashley Parrott (UNCG) 76.
OTHER UNCG Golfers: T-29. Lacy Miller 78; T-38. Ashley Mylton 78; T-60. Gabby DiMora 82.
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