Gustafsson Spang Tied For Lead At JMU Eagle Landing

UABSPORTS.COM Freshman Frida Spang Gustafsson
Freshman Frida Spang Gustafsson

March 9, 2013

ORANGE PARK, Fla. - Freshman Frida Gustafsson Spang carded a 3-under 69 (34-35) and currently sits in a tie for first place at the JMU Eagle Landing Invitational. the three-day, 54-hole event is being played at Eagle Landing at Oakleaf Plantation (Par 72 - 6,282 yards) in Orange Park, Fla., just outside of Jacksonville.

Gustafsson Spang, who posted her second-lowest round of the season, recorded six total birdies (three on each nine) and three bogeys and is tied with Mississippi State's Ally McDonald after 18 holes.

Sophomore Emily Eng is tied for 47th after an opening round 5-over par 77, while classmate Katie Kirk and freshman Nico Engstroem Skaug are one stroke back at 78. Sophomore Devan Murphy, who is playing as an individual, sits 95th after an opening round 16-over 88. Junior Fanny Wolte had to withdraw from Friday's round due to illness, but is expected to compete on Saturday.

Campbell and Elon are tied for first after posting an opening round 5-over 293 and holds a three shot advantage over Old Dominion (296), and four-shot lead over host James Madison (297).

Second round action will continue Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m. (EST).