Junior Fanny Wolte
Oct. 28, 2012
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The East Carolina women's golf team posted a 6-over 294 during first round action at The Alamo Invitational and currently sit in 10th place, seven shots out of third. The three-day, 54-hole event is being held at the par-72, 6,428 yard Briggs Ranch Golf Course.
Leading the way for the Pirates (41-22) are true freshman Nicoline Engstroem Skaug and junior Fanny Wolte, who each fired an opening day score of even par, and are sitting in a 10-way tie for 15th place.
Ninth-ranked Oklahoma recorded a new tournament-low round of 279 (9-under) and holds a commanding seven shot lead over No. 31 SMU (286). Tulane, who is ranked No. 43 nationally, is in third one shot behind the Mustangs at 287 (1-under), while No. 25 Texas A&M (289) and host UTSA (290) round out the top five.
SMU's Jennifer Park and Baylor's Hayley Davis are tied atop the individual leaderboard after posting a 5-under 67 and hold a one-shot lead over a trio of golfers in Maribel Lopez Porras (Tulane), Kaitlyn Rohrback (Oklahoma) and Taylor Schmidt (Oklahoma).
Second round action begins Monday morning at 9:30 a.m. (ET) with groups starting on holes one and 10. The Pirates will tee off from the 10th tee starting at 9:30 a.m. Pirate fans can catch all the action live on Golfstat.com.