Women's Golf Remains in 30th at Kiawah Island Classic|
March 3, 2014
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – After the second round of competition, the Thundering Herd women’s golf squad maintained its 30th-place position out of 36 teams participating in the nation’s largest intercollegiate golf tournament, the Kiawah Island Classic, held at the par-72, 6,001-yard Cougar Point Course.
Marshall improved from its Day 1 mark of 49-over-par 337 to a 36-over 324, bringing its two-round total to 85-over 661. No. 37 Kent State moved past Day 1 leader Troy to top the field at 18-over 594. The Golden Flashes maintain a five-stroke advantage over second-place holder High Point, which holds a 23-over 599 total.
For the second consecutive day, senior Rachel Thompson (Mansfield, Ohio) paced the Herd, moving up 32 spots into a tie for 66th place in the field. She improved by four strokes from her Day 1 mark of 8-over 80 to 4-over 76 on Day 2, totaling 12-over 156. Four of five Herd players improved their stroke count for the day.
After Day 2 action, Marshall stands:
As the Top 19 teams move on to contend for the championship at Cougar Point tomorrow, Marshall and the other 16 teams will play a flight championship at Oak Point Course with a 9:30 a.m. shotgun start. Live scoring will be available at Golfstat.com.