Women's Golf Finishes NCAA East Regional With Round Of 299
May 12, 2012
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - The Wake Forest women's golf team carded a final round 299 at the NCAA East Regional and finished tied for 14th at 43-over par.
Senior All-American Cheyenne Woods played her last round as a Demon Deacon and finished with a 3-over 75. Her 54-hole total of 7-over 223 left her in a tie for 35th.
Woods finished her career with a scoring average of 73.31, which is the lowest scoring average in school history. She also finished this season with an average of 73.69 which is the fourth-lowest in school history. Woods now has the first and the fourth lowest single-season averages at Wake Forest.
Freshman Marissa Dodd also capped her freshman season with a solid round of 2-over 74. Dodd made a total of four birdies on the day and finished the tournament in a tie for 59th at 11-over par.
Sophomore Olafia Kristinsdottir and freshman Allison Emrey each carded rounds of 3-over 75 on Saturday. Both players made a pair of birdies on the round. Emrey tied Dodd at 11-over for the weekend while Kristinsdottir was 14-over and tied for 76th.
Junior Greta Lange finished with her best round of the weekend on Saturday with a 6-over 78.
As a team, the Demon Deacons opened with a pair of 304s, but they took advantage of perfect conditions on Saturday and finished-up with a 299.
South Carolina finished-off a wire-to-wire victory with a round of 3-over 291. The Gamecocks finished at 9-over par which was five-shots better than Texas A&M and Texas. Arizona State, Michigan State and Duke all finished tied for sixth at 23-over par and earned the final three qualifying spots for the NCAA Championship.
Individually, Katerina Ruzickova of Texas A&M finished at 3-under par and claimed medalist honors. Jennifer Kirby of Alabama was the only other player to finish under-par as she was second at 1-under par for the tournament.