UCF Women's Golf Team Stands In Fourth After Opening Round At Wildcat Invitational

Sept. 29, 2007

Lexington, Ky. (www.ucfathletics.com) - The UCF women's golf team finished round one of the Wildcat Invitational in fourth place on the team leaderboard after the Knights posted a score of 300 (+12) during Saturday's opening round. Freshman Jessy Tang (Miami, Fla./Olympia) led the Knights with a 73 (+1) on the Big Blue Course at the University Club Golf Course.

Tang is tied for 10th overall, one stroke ahead of teammate Stephanie Connelly (Pasadena, Md./The Pendleton School), who opened the tournament with a 74 (+2). Tang and Connelly each had a pair of birdies in their respective first rounds.

Alabama (292, +4) grabbed the team lead by three strokes over Florida (295, +7) thanks to Courtney Harter, who fired a 67 (-5) to take the lead in the individual standings. Camilla Lenarth also went under par for the Crimson Tide, carding a 71 (-1). Arkansas

Rounding out the scoring for the Knights were freshman Katie Detlefsen (Egan, Minn/Minnehaha) and sophomore Sara Hurwitch (Potomac Falls, Va./Dominion). Detlefsen carded a 76 (+4), while Hurwitch posted a 77 (+5). Freshman Liz Alger (Tequesta, Fla./Batt Private School) led the Knights with three birdies in the opening round.

The Knights were a combined three-under on the par-three No. 8. Second round play begins at 10 a.m ET on Sunday in Lexington.

Full tournament results are available at www.golfstat.com.

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Team Leaderboard (First Round)1 Oklahoma 292 (+4)2 Florida 295 (+7)3 Arkansas 298 (+10)4 UCF 300 (+12)5 USF 301 (+13) Kentucky 301 (+13)
Individual Leaderboard (First Round)1 Courtney Harter (Alabama) 67 (-5)2 Stacy Lewis (Arkansas) 69 (-3)3 Mallory Blackwelder (Kentucky) 70 (-2) Whitney Myers (Florida) 70 (-2)5 Kylene Pulley (USF) 71 (-1) Camilla Lennarth (Alabama) 71 (-1)
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