UCF Women's Golf Team Stands 17th After Two Rounds Of Play At The NCAA East Regional

May 9, 2008

Athens, Ga. (www.ucfathletics.com) - The UCF women's golf team remained in 17th place following round two action at the NCAA East Regional at the University of Georgia Golf Course on Friday. The Knights shaved one stroke off of their opening-round score to post a 311 (+23) on the 6,335-yard layout.

The team's best contribution came from freshman Katie Detlefsen (Eagan, Minn.), who equaled her season-low round with a 76 (+4) to lead the Knights.

Florida moved past Duke to claim the team lead entering with the best round of the day. The fifth-ranked Gators posted a 295 (+7) to take a three-shot lead over the top-ranked Blue Devils (588, +12). The top eight teams will advance to the NCAA Championship in Albuquerque, N.M. on May 20-23. The host Lobos are currently in eighth-place, 18 shots (605, +29) better than the Knights.

Detlefsen and Junior Leigh Crosby (Athens, Ga.) combined to shoot 12 strokes better in round two. Crosby, a native of the area, posted a 77 (+5) after opening the tournament with an 81 on Thursday. Detlefsen also improved six strokes from the first round.

Freshman Jessy Tang (Miami, Fla.) and junior May Tomimbang (Kissimmee, Fla.) both carded scores of 79 (+7) to give the Knights' their two-round total of 623 (+47). Tang is the top Knight in the individual standings with a two-day total of 153 (+9) that has her in a tie for 40th.

South Carolina's Benedicte Toumpsin holds a three-shot lead in the race for medalist honors after posting her second-consecutive round under par. Toumpsin has a two-day total of 138 (-6).

UCF will play its final round with Tennessee and Charleston Southern. The Knights will tee off at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday. Live scoring for the three-day event will be available on www.golfstat.com.

Team Leaderboard (Round Two)1 Florida 290-295 = 585 (+9)2 Duke 285-303 = 588 (+12)3 South Carolina 291-303 = 594 (+18)4 Auburn 296-302 = 598 (+22)5 Georgia 299-300 = 599 (+23) Furman 292-307 = 599 (+23)
Individual Leaderboard (Round Two)1 Benedicte Toumpsin (South Carolina) 68-70 = 138 (-6)2 Amanda Blumenherst (Duke) 68-73 = 141 (-3) Sara-Maude Juneau (Louisville) 67-74 = 141 (-3)4 Krystle Caithness (Georgia) 70-73 = 143 (-1) Carmen Perez (UNC-Wilmington 71-72 = 143 (-1)
UCF Players (Round Two)T40 Jessy Tang 74-79 = 153 (+9)T61 May Tomimbang 77-79 = 156 (+12)T73 Leigh Crosby 81-77 = 158 (+14)T73 Katie Detlefsen 82-76 = 158 (+14)T92 Stephanie Connelly 80-82 = 162 (+18)="https://ucfknights.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="https://ucfknights.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="http:> For the latest news and information on the Knights, tickets or apparel log on to www.ucfathletics.com - the official site for UCF varsity sports. Also check out UCFPhotos.com, the exclusive fan source for UCF action sports pictures.