UCF's Liz Alger Takes Round One Lead At NorthShore Shootout

Oct. 21, 2007

Orlando, Fla. (www.ucfathletics.com) - UCF freshman Liz Alger (Tequesta, Fla./Batt Private School) fired a 71 (-1) on Sunday to take a one-shot lead in the NorthShore Shootout at the NorthShore Golf Club. Alger leads a group of 10 individuals playing in the three-round event at the Par 72, 6,035-yard layout.

Alger leads Bethune-Cookman's Fern Grimshaw by a stroke (72, E) and her Wildcat teammate Becky Dowell by three strokes (74, +2). UCF has four participants in the event, while Bethune-Cookman and Florida each have three.

A trio of Knights is in fourth through sixth in the individual standings. Alger's classmate Katie Detlefsen (Eagan, Minn./Minnehaha) posted a 76 (+4), while junior Stephanie Connelly (Pasadena, Md./The Pendleton School) carded a 77 (+5) for UCF. Senior Annabel Silk, competing in her first event of the fall, carded a 79 (+7) in the opening 18 holes.

Emma Tayler rounded out the individual scoring for Bethune-Cookman, posting an 80 (+8) in her opening round. Brittany Nelson led Florida's trio of golfers with an 81 (+9), while Laura Erzisnisk and Nicole Schachner each carded an 84 (+12).

Round two of the three-day tournament will be held on Monday. Only individual scores will be counted in the event.

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