Pirates Move Into A Tie For Fourth At The MOmorial
Sept. 10, 2013
BRYAN, Texas - The East Carolina women's golf team carded a second-round score of 297 (9-over) and currently sits in a tie for fourth place with 18 holes remaining at The "MO"morial. The 12-team, three-day event is being held at the par-72 Traditions Club.
The Pirates, who are tied with UCF with a 36-hole score of 596, are just two shots out of second place trailing leader Kentucky (586), host Texas A&M (594) and Virginia (594).
ECU junior Katie Kirk (145/1-over) moved up six places into a tie for fourth after posting an even-par score of 72. The Davidson, N.C. native birdied the par-4 No. 4 and the par-5 No. 10, before bogeying two of her final six holes. Currently she ranks among the tournament leaders in par-3 scoring (t4th/2.75), par-5 scoring (t5th/4.88) and total pars (t5th/27).
Fellow upper classmen Fanny Wolte (147) jumped up 11 spots on the leaderboard after an even par round of 72 and is tied for eighth. After paring the first 11 holes in her second round, Wolte bogeyed the par-4 12th and then followed with a birdie on the par-5 No. 15. Currently she is tied for third in par-5 scoring (4.75) and total pars (28).
Junior Emily Eng (153) and sophomore Frida Gustafsson Spang (153) are tied for 32nd heading into final round action. Eng carded a 5-0ver 78 which consisted of two birdies, five bogeys, a double-bogey and 10 pars. Spang, who dropped 13 spots after her 6-over par 78, had a rough front nine that started with a double-bogey at No. 1, then five-straight bogeys before playing 1-under golf the last 12 holes.
Rounding out the Pirates roster is sophomore Nicoline Engstroem Skaug (156) who fired a 4-over 80 and sits in 44th place.
Kentucky's Haley Mills (142) holds a one shot lead over teammate Sarah Harris and Texas A&M's Katerina Ruzickova, who are 1-under par.
Final round action gets underway at 8:30 a.m. (CT) with a shotgun start. Pirate fans can follow all the action online at www.Golfstat.com.