Sophomore Frida Gustafsson Spang
Sept. 21, 2013
GREENVILLE, N.C. - East Carolina sophomore Frida Gustafsson Spang carded a second round 69 moving into a tie for fourth place with 18 holes remaining at the 42nd Lady Paladin Invitational. The three-day, 54-hole event is being held at the par-72, 6,266-yard Furman University Golf Course.
Spang, who jumped up nine spots Saturday, is 2-under (142) for the tournament and is three shots behind Clemson's Ashlan Ramsey (139/5-under). A pair of GRU Augusta golfers, Eunice Yi (140/4-under) and Casey Kennedy (141/3-under), sit in second and third, while Clemson's Sloan Shanahan (142/2-under) is tied for Spang for fourth.
Senior Fanny Wolte (73) and sophomore Nicoline Engstroem Skaug (75) are tied for 30th with a 36-hole score of 151, while juniors Emily Eng (75) and Katie Kirk (82) are sitting in a tie for 59th at 156.
GRU Augusta held onto the lead for the second-consecutive day after recording an even par 288 for a two-day total of 573 (3-under), the lowest team total for the first 36 holes of the tournament history. Clemson (578/2-over) remained in second with Wisconsin (584/8-over) in third. Rounding out the top five are host Furman (591/15-over) and East Carolina (593/17-over).
Final round action will begin Sunday morning at 9 a.m. (ET) with a shotgun start.