Sophomore Nicoline Engstroem Skaug
Oct. 7, 2013
GREENVILLE, N.C. - East Carolina posted rounds of 295 and 302 during a rain-soaked first day at the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate, and currently sits in second place with a 36-hole score of 597 (21-over). The two-day, 54-hole event is being held at the Greenville Country Club.
Sophomore Nicoline Engstroem Skaug (146) leads the Pirates after consecutive rounds of 73 and is tied for sixth at 2-over par. Juniors Emily Eng (72-79) and Katie Kirk (75-76) are tied for 17th with a 7-over 151. Rounding out ECU's roster are sophomore Frida Gustafsson Spang (75-77=152) and senior Fanny Wolte (83-76=159), who are tied for 25th and 54th.
Playing as an individual, sophomore Lane Gakeler (154) is tied for 34th after rounds of 73 and 81, while junior Devan Murphy (168) and sophomore Brittany Talton (173) are tied for 83rd and 87th with 18 holes remaining.
East Tennessee State (596) leads the team portion of the event by one stroke over ECU. Middle Tennessee (598) and Old Dominion (599) are just three shots off the lead in third and fourth. Georgia State and Penn State are tied for fifth with a 36-hole score of 605.
After two rounds of play, just two players are in the red with Middle Tennessee's Avery George (142) leading the way at 2-under. Sitting a shot behind is Chattanooga's Jordan Britt at 143, while East Tennessee State's Vivienne Chin is at 146.
Final round action is scheduled to begin with a shotgun start Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. Pirate fans can follow all the action live at www.Golfstat.com.