Schmidt's final round 72 paces UNCG to 11th place at Lady Paladin Intercollegiate
GREENVILLE, S.C. – Jenna Schmidt fired even-par 72 in Sunday’s third and final round to lead UNC Greensboro to an 11th place finish at the Lady Paladin Intercollegiate hosted by Furman University.
The Spartans carded a team score of 304 on Sunday, which tied for the fourth-best team round of the day. Schmidt shot an even-par 72 to finish tied for 32nd, individually. Her finish was remarkable considering she opened with an 85 on Friday before coming back to shoot 10 shots better on Saturday and then completed the rally with her par round on Sunday. She began Sunday in 64th place and improved her place 32 spots by the end of the day.
Gabby DiMora had UNCG’s best overall tournament score, tying for 21st place with a tournament total 229. Ashley Mylton also finished 32nd, equaling Schmidt’s tournament total of 232.
Furman won the team title by five shots over Mississippi State. South Florida’s Christina Jones ralled from a three-shot deficit to take the individual title by one shot over TCU’s Camille Blackerby.
UNCG returns to action next weekend when it plays in East Carolina’s Lady Pirate Intercollegiate.
TEAM SCORES: Furman 894, Mississippi State 899, TCU 903, Michigan State 905, Northwestern 910, Louisville 913, UNC Wilmington 922, Coastal Carolina 922, Minnesota 927, Florida International 927, UNC Greensboro 931, Mississippi 932, Memphis 933, Winthrop 933, South Florida 933, College of Charleston 937, Appalachian State 990.
TOP 10: 1. Christina Jones (South Florida) 73-72-73=218, 2. Camille Blackerby (TCU) 75-73-71, T-3. Amanda Mathis (Mississippi State) 73-74-73=220, T-3. Sara Brown (Furman) 71-71-78=220, T-5. Blair Lamb (Furman) 71-74-76=221, T-5. Cindy LaCrosse (Louisville) 74-73-74=221, T-5. Kathleen Ekey (Furman) 76-74-71=221, 8. Stephanie Godare (Mississippi State) 72-78-72=222, 9. Dayna Burleigh (Michigan State) 76-76-72=224, T-10. Michelle Jarman (UNC Wilmington) 77-75-73=225, T-10. Jennifer Hong (Northwestern) 77-70-78=225, T-10. Angie Hill (College of Charleston) 70-74-81, T-10. Ann Maness (Coastal Carolina) 75-77-73=225, T-10. Haley Gildea (Furman) 72-75-78=225.
OTHER UNCG GOLFERS: 21. Gabby DiMora 73-78-78=229; T-32. Jenna Schmidt 85-75-72=232; T-32. Ashley Mylton 80-74-78=232; T-69. Brittany Hofmeister 79-86-76=241; 87. Ashley Parrott 82-86-85=253.
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