PINEHURST, N.C. – Ashley Mylton fired a 77 to finish 12th in the individual standings and help UNC Greensboro to a seventh place finish in the team standings at the Pinehurst Challenge played on Pinehurst No. 8.
Mylton, a junior from Charlotte, NC, shot a 77 for the second straight day to finish five shots off of the pace and finish in a tie for 12th. Teammate Ashley Parrott, a sophomore from Johnson City, TN, shot a 79 to finish in a tie for 19th place. For Mylton, it was her fourth Top 20 finish of the season and the 12th of her career. For Parrott, it was her second career Top 20 finish and the first of the season.
East Carolina’s Lene Krog and Arkansas-Little Rock’s Sara Wikstrom tied for the individual title, both shooting 74 on the final day. East Carolina won the team title on a fifth player scorecard tiebreaker. Both the Pirates and North Carolina State shot 613 to tie atop the team leaderboard. UNCG was 18 shots behind, tied for seventh with UNC Wilmington.
The tournament was shortened to just 36 holes after a long frost delay on Monday morning.
The Spartans return to action this weekend when they head to Gainesville, FL to play in the Lady Gator Invitiational.
TEAM STANDINGS: East Carolina 613 (won tiebreaker), North Carolina State 613, College of Charleston 619, Campbell 621, Coastal Carolina 623, Princeton 627, UNCG 631, UNC Wilmington 631, Arkansas-Little Rock 633, Maryland 638, Richmond 642, Memphis 644, Penn State 648, Oregon 648, Charleston Southern 656, Marshall 675, James Madison 687.
Top 10: T-1. Sara Wikstrom (UALR) 75-74=149; T-1. Lene Krog (East Carolina) 75-74-149; 3. Emily Klein (UNC Wilmington) 79-72=151; T-4. Mary Mattson (Campbell) 78-74=152; T-4. Kathleen Strandberg (North Carolina State) 76-76=152; T-6. Sharla Cloutier (Princeton) 76-77=153; T-6. Evelyn Paik (Penn State) 79-74=153; T-6. Emily Street (North Carolina State) 78-75=153; T-6. Fiona Puyo (College of Charleston) 76-77=153; Araceli Felgueroso (Coastal Carolina) 78-75=153; T-6. Ana Marie Puche (East Carolina) 76-77=153.
Other UNCG Golfers: T-12. Ashley Mylton 77-77=154; T-19. Ashley Parrott 77-79=156; T-33. Annelie Weimenhog 80-79=159; T-49. Gabby DiMora 84-79=163; T-49. Sofia Aidemark 83-80=163.
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