ECU Makes Move On Day Two At UCF Challenge
Feb. 11, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. - The East Carolina women's golf team moved up two spots on Day Two of the UCF Challenge and currently sits in a tie for fourth place with 18 holes remaining. The three-day, 54-hole event is being held at the RedTail Golf Club in Sorrento, Fla.
Junior Fanny Wolte was stellar on her round for the Pirates carding an even-par 72 (40-32) and is tied for 18th place with a two-day score of 146. The Graz, Austria native, who sat at 5-over par through the first eight holes, shot 5-under par on her last 10 holes to finish even for the day. She carded birdies on the ninth, 12th, 13th, 15th and 17th holes.
Pirate freshman Frida Gustafsson Spang still leads the squad with an even-par 144 (70-74) and is five shots behind Augusta State's Natalie Wille (139) and Virginia's Briana Mao (139) heading into final round action. Fellow classmate Nicoline Engstroem Skaug (147) is tied for 22nd after carding a 4-ove 76, while sophomores Emily Eng (150) and Katie Kirk (153) are tied for 45th and 62nd place.
North Carolina (565) overtook the lead on Tuesday following a 10-under 278 and holds a commanding 16 shot lead over Tulane (581) and tournament host UCF (581). Augusta State is tied with the Pirates in fourth, while Miami (588) and Virginia (588) hold a share of sixth place.
Final round action will begin at 8:45 a.m. (EST) with a shotgun start.