Littman Tied For Sixth At UCF Challenge
Feb. 13, 2011
SORRENTO, Fla. - Senior Amber Littman fired a two-under par 70 (35-35) and currently sits in a six-way tie for sixth place after the first round action of the UCF Challenge at the RedTail Golf Club.
Littman recorded five birdies and three bogeys during opening round play and sits four-strokes off the lead, which is held by Kentucky's Ashleigh Albrecht (66) and Coastal Carolina's Jessica Alexander (66).
The Pirates struggled Sunday with an 11-over par 299 and sits in a tie for 13th place with Georgia State. Fellow Conference USA member and 14th-ranked Tulane (284) holds a one-stroke lead over Coastal Carolina (285). Host institution UCF is in third after recording a school-record single round team score of 286, while Kentucky (287) and Minnesota (288) round out the top five.
Junior Amy Otteson (36-40) and freshman Fanny Wolte (36-40) each fired rounds of 76 (four-over par) and are tied for 60th place after 18 holes. Senior Colleen Estes is one shot behind Otteson and Wolte after an opening round 77 (38-39), while redshirt freshman Faith Hardison (45-41=86) is tied for 90th.
The Pirates return to the course Monday morning with the second round of the UCF Challenge. Play begins at 8:30 a.m. with ECU's tee times beginning at 9:15 a.m. from the 10th hole.