Deacons Open NCAA Regional With Round of 299
Junior Olafia Kristinsdottir
Junior Olafia Kristinsdottir

May 9, 2013

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By Gary Petit, Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@WakeWGolf)

NORMAN, Okla. - The Wake Forest women's golf team opened the NCAA Central Regional on Thursday with a round of 11-over 299 and is in 17th place in the 24-team field.

Individually, junior Olafia Kristinsdottir led the Deacons with an even-par 72. She bogeyed the first and the 17th holes but made a pair of birdies in between along with 14 pars. The 72 is her lowest round since a she carded a 72 in the final round of the LSU Golf Classic in March. Kristinsdottir will start the second round in a tie for 26th.

Sophomore Allison Emrey also made 14 pars in her round and finished with a 2-over 74. She is tied for 48th heading into Friday. Freshman Mariana Sims made four birdies and was 1-under par through 16 holes but she found trouble on the closing two holes and finished with a 3-over 75.

Junior Marissa Dodd carded an opening 6-over 78 and senior Greta Lange followed with a 7-over 79.

Florida got three under-par rounds and finished with a 6-under 282 to lead the field. The top-8 teams at the end of the tournament will earn a berth in the NCAA Championship. Currently, there are four teams tied for seventh place at 4-over par.

Individually, Oklahoma's Emily Collins fired a 5-under 67 on her home course to hold the individual lead after the first round. The top-2 individuals not on the eight qualifying teams will also earn a berth to the championship.

The Demon Deacons will start the second round at 8:30 a.m. ET off the tenth tee. Wake is paired again with Coastal Carolina and TCU. Golfstat.com will have live scoring of the final two rounds.

Team Standings
1.  Florida              282 (-6)
2.  Oklahoma             283 (-5)
3.  Duke                 284 (-4)
4.  TCU                  290 (+2)
5.  UC-Davis             291 (+3)
    Michigan State       291 (+3)
7.  Arizona State        292 (+4)
    Indiana              292 (+4)
    Mississippi State    292 (+4)
    Wisconsin            292 (+4)
11. Coastal Carolina     293 (+5)
12. Washington           294 (+6)
    NC State             294 (+6)
    Iowa State           294 (+6)
15. SMU                  296 (+8)
    Texas Tech           296 (+8)
17. Wake Forest          299 (+11)
18. Campbell             301 (+13)
    Illinois State       301 (+13)
20. Texas-San Antonio    302 (+14)
21. Lamar                303 (+15)
    Gonzaga              303 (+15)
23. Butler               305 (+17)
24. Detroit              312 (+24)

Top-5 Individuals 1. Emily Collins (OU) 67 (-5) 2. Elcin Ulu (UF) 68 (-4) 3. Lori Beth Adams (UNCW) 69 (-3) Lindy Duncan (DU) 69 (-3) Mia Piccio (UF) 69 (-3) Bev Vatananugulkit (UC-D) 69 (-3) Brittany Henderson (CC) 69 (-3) Ally Mcdonald (Miss ST) 69 (-3)

Wake Forest Individuals 26. Olafia Kristinsdottir 72 (E) 48. Allison Emrey 74 (+2) 64. Mariana Sims 75 (+3) 105. Marissa Dodd 78 (+6) 112. Greta Lange 79 (+7)


 

 

 

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