Lene Krog Claims Sixth Top-10 Finish At Liz Murphey Intercollegiate
March 27, 2006
GREENVILLE, S.C.-- East Carolina's Lene Krog (223) recorded her sixth top-10 finish of the 2005-06 season after carding a final round one-under par 71 to claim a share of fourth place at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic on Sunday afternoon.
The freshman from Leir, Norway, finished in front of 23 of the top-50 collegiate golfer ranked by Golfweek which included six of the top-25. Heidi Helliesen posted a 54-hole score of 241, while Jessica Hauser (249) finished tied for 82nd, Emelie Lind (253) was 89th and Jamie Quinn (258) was 93rd.
Georgia held off a strong final round by Auburn to post a two-stroke team victory marking the third consecutive year that the Lady Bulldogs have won their tournament.
The Lady Bulldogs posted a final-round team score 300, seven shots higher than Auburn's tally of 293, the lowest single-round score of the tournament. Georgia's three-day total of 903, however, was two shots better than the Tigers, seven better than third-place Wake Forest. Florida State (918) and Kent State rounded out the top five team finishers among the 18-team field.
Florida State's Caroline Westrup claimed medalist honors after her final-round, one-under 71 gave her a total of 221 (+5). Jenny Suh of Alabama and Amanda Goins of Wake Forest tied for second, one shot behind Westrup at 222.
The Pirates will be back in action on April 15th when they travel to West Lafayette, Indiana to participate in the Lady Boilermaker Invitational.