Women's Golf In Fourth After Two Rounds Of ACC Championship
April 14, 2012
GREENSBORO, N.C. - On a windy Saturday afternoon at the Sedgefield Country Club, the Wake Forest women's golf team posted a round of 305 and is tied for fourth after two rounds of the ACC Women's Golf Championship.
The Demon Deacons got off to a tough start Saturday morning and made the turn in 15-over par for the day. But a solid back nine, which included six birdies, allowed Wake to come home in just 6-over to post a 305. The Deacs are tied for fourth with Virginia at 35-over for the event.
Woods had a bit of a roller coaster start, making a pair of birdies and a double-bogey in her first four holes. She then made three bogeys over the next 10 holes to slip to 3-over for the day. Woods then made a solid birdie at the par-5 15th and then holed a 25-foot birdie putt at the par-3 16th to get to 1-over. A couple of solid pars to finish and Woods would post a second round 72.
Kristinsdottir opened the tournament with a 1-under 70 on Friday but struggled a bit on the greens on Saturday. She made just one birdie through the first 16 holes and stood at 9-over for the round. But the Iceland native, birdied each of the final two holes, including a great up-and-down from over the green on No. 18, to finish with a 78.
Freshman Allison Emrey started her day with three-straight bogeys. She then countered three double-bogeys with three birdies the rest of the way and carded a 6-over 77. Emrey is tied for 30th at 14-over for the event.
Fellow freshman Marissa Dodd also had a tough start as she was 5-over through the first three holes. She then battled the rest of the way and would play the final 15 holes at just 2-over to post a 7-over 78. She is 9-over for the tournament and tied for 15th.
Junior Greta Lange made eight pars and 10 bogeys in her round on Saturday and finished with a 10-over 81. She is tied for 38th with a round to go.
Duke had its 10-shot lead trimmed by just one shot on Saturday as the Blue Devils carded a 303 and is 15-over for the tournament. North Carolina is 24-over while Florida State, which carded the lowest round of the day with a 294, jumped into third at 34-over. Wake Forest and Virginia are both tied for fourth, just one shot behind the Seminoles at 35-over.
In the individual race, Duke's Lindy Duncan shot the only sub-70 round of the day with a 2-under 69 and will take a 5-shot lead into the final round over her teammate Alejandra Cangrejo. Duncan, who is 3-under for the tournament, is the No. 1-ranked player in the country according to Golfstat's latest rankings.
Wake Forest will be in the middle wave Sunday morning, beginning at 8:50 a.m. The Deacs are paired with Maryland and Virginia. Golfstat.com will have live scoring of the final round and there will be live video coverage of the final round on TheACC.com starting at 1:30 p.m.