Women's Golf Takes Part In Kiawah Island Classic
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG women's golf team returns to action March 3-5 at the 2013 Edwin Watts Kiawah Island Classic hosted by the College of Charleston. The Spartans will play 18-holes the first day on the Cougar Point course Sunday. Round two they will play at the Oaks Point course Monday and round three will be split between the two courses with the top 18 teams playing at the Cougar Point course. Live scoring will be available via www.golfstat.com.
Sophomore Fanny Cnops (Gent, Belgium/K. A. Voskenslaan) is the defending champion of the Kiawah Island Classic as she claimed the top spot last season firing a 2-under par 214 (72-71-71) to win by one stroke. Cnops' play helped the Spartans post a second-place team finish in the event with an 899 (307-297-295).
The Spartans also had success on the same courses last year at the Palmetto Intercollegiate when they won the team and individual titles. UNCG set the school-record for a 54-hole event, carding an 875 (293-290-292) to break the record by 15 strokes. Additionally, Cnops' individual title set the school record as she posted a 7-under par 70-72-67).
Freshman Sammie Buchanan (Bluffton, S.C./Bluffton) is second in the Spartans' lineup after placing 36th at the FSU Match Up to start the spring season. Buchanan posted a 231 in the 54-hole event in February, including a second round score of 2-over par 74.
Rounding out the Spartans' lineup is senior Courtney Taylor (Gastonia, N.C./Ashbrook), sophomore Berglind Bjornsdottir (Reykjavik, Iceland/Menntaskolinn A Reykjavik) and freshman Lily Crane (Jamestown, N.C./Ragsdale).
Joining the Spartans in the 33-team field is Bucknell, Campbell, Central Arkansas, Charleston Southern, The
Citadel, College of Charleston, Daytona State, Elon, Fairleigh Dickinson, Florida Gulf Coast, High Point, IUPUI, Jacksonville State, Longwood, Loyola Chicago, Marshall, Middle Tennessee State, Newberry, North Florida, Oral Roberts, Presbyterian, Radford, Richmond, Samford, St. Johns, Stephen F. Austin, Tennessee Tech, Towson, Troy, Western Kentucky, Winthrop and Wofford.
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