WOMEN’S GOLF FALLS TO 11TH PLACE AFTER TWO ROUNDS AT KIAWAH ISLAND CLASSIC
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - The James Madison women's golf team couldn't build on
their solid first-round performance, shooting a 27-over 315 in the second round
of the 2011 Kiawah Island Classic, Feb. 21. Hosted by College of Charleston, the
three-day, 54-hole tournament is being played at the Cougar Point and Oak Point
Golf Courses in Kiawah Island, S.C.
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The Dukes' second round dropped the team into sole possession of 11th place.
Miami, the team tied for the lead with JMU after the opening round, remained in
sole possession of first place after shooting a 9-over 297 in their second
round to end the day with a 17-over 593 for the first 36 holes of the
tournament. The Hurricanes are seven shots ahead of second-place Campbell, who
shot an 11-over 301 in its second round to finish the day at 600, 24 shots over
par. Florida International and Western Carolina are tied for third place at
Senior Mary Chamberlain (Dennis,
Mass./Suffield Academy) still leads the way for the Dukes, shooting a 78 in the
second round to fall out of the lead and into a tie for sixth with Cristina
Marin from Florida International at 3-over 147. The two are seven shots behind
36-hole leader Sarah Bejgrowicz of Campbell, who has a 36-hole total of 4-under
Freshman Ginger Mak (North Point,
Hong Kong/The International School of Macao) had JMU's lowest round of the day,
shooting a two-over 74 to pull herself into a three-way tie for 21st at 6-over
150. Senior Laura Mesa (Manizales,
Columbia/Colegio Granadino) is tied for 61st after shooting a 9-over 81 to
finish at 12-over 156, while junior Valentina
Sanmiguel (Bogota, Colombia/Gimasio La Montana) is tied for 74th
at 14-over 158 after posting a 10-over 82 in the second round. Junior Nicole Sakamoto (Honolulu,
Hawaii/Kalani) shot a 13-over 85 to finish the day at 17-over 161 in a tie for
JMU will play its final round tomorrow, with tee times starting at 11:08.
Because they are in the top 16 teams entering the final round, the Dukes will
be on the Cougar Point Course, the one that the squad played in the first round.
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