UCF Women's Golf Team Drops To 17th After Round Two Of Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic

March 22, 2008

Athens, Ga. (www.ucfathletics.com) - The UCF women's golf team dropped to 17th place following the second round of play at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic on Saturday. The Knights were led by junior May Tomimbang (Kissimmee, Fla.), who fired a 76 (+4) in her second round on the University of Georgia Golf Course.

Tomimbang is tied for 31st, while her classmate Stephanie Connelly (Pasadena, Md.) is the top Knight on the leaderboard. Connelly is tied for 25th following an 84 (+12).

Duke's Amanda Blumenherst and Purdue's Maude-Aimee LeBlance stand a top the individual leaderboard after being two of six golfers to post an even-par score of 72 in round two. The scores were the lowest of the day as the Bulldogs' home course continued to play difficult.

Georgia's Krystle Caithness was also one of the golfer's to fire an even-par round as she led the hosts to the top of the team leaderboard. The Bulldogs hold a slim three-shot lead on Purdue after they registered the low team score of the day, posting a 300 (+12) along with Duke, who moved up into a tie for seventh.

UCF junior Leigh Crosby (Athens, Ga.) had her best round of the tournament with an 80 (+8). Connelly fired a 71 (-1) in her opening round of play.

Freshmen Jessy Tang (Miami, Fla.) and Katie Detlefsen posted scores of 83 (+11) and 85 (+13), respectively.

The Knights will conclude the tournament on Easter Sunday with final round action. Live scoring of the tournament is available at www.golfstat.com.

Team Leaderboard (Round Two)1 Georgia 302-300 = 602 (+26)2 Purdue 303-302 = 605 (+29)3 Alabama 302-307 = 609 (+33)4 Kent State 303-307 = 610 (+34) Arkansas 305-305 = 610 (+34)
Individual Leaderboard (Round Two)1 Maude-Aimee LeBlanc (Purdue) 74-72 = 146 (+2) Amanda Blumenherst (Duke) 74-72 = 146 (+2)3 Krystle Caithness (Georgia) 75-72 = 147 (+3)4 Five Players Tied 149 (+5)
UCF Players (Round One)T25 Stephanie Connelly 71-84 = 155 (+11)T31 May Tomimbang 80-76 = 156 (+12)T78 Leigh Crosby 83-80 = 163 (+19)T82 Jessy Tang 81-83 = 164 (+20)T86 Katie Detlefsen 83-85 = 168 (+24)="https://ucfknights.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="https://ucfknights.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>

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