Auburn Women's Golf In 16th After Day 1 In New Orleans
Feb. 24, 2013
NEW ORLEANS, La. - The No. 29 Auburn women's golf team finished its first day of play in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate in 16th with a 14-over 302. Marta Sanz led the Tigers in the first round with an even-par 72.
Hosted by Tulane, the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate is a 54-hole tournament played at the English Turn Golf and Country Club in New Orleans, La. The par 72 course is playing at 6,105 yards for the tournament.
"Marta had a solid round, and Diana put together a round that she has been working for," said head coach Kim Evans.
Tulane leads the tournament with a 6-under 282 in the first round. Duke and UCLA are tied for second with 5-under 283s, and Alabama is in fourth with a 3-under 285. Florida is in fifth with a 2-under 286.
Individually, Tulane's Emily Pentilla is in first with a 5-under 65, and Tulane's Gemma Dryburgh and Alabama's Stephanie Meadow are tied for second with 4-under 68s. A three-way tie for fourth is shared among Texas's Desiree Dubreuil, Florida's Camilla Hedbery and UCLA's Lee Lopez with 3-under 69s.
"We are learning a lot as a team, but not executing," said Evans. "We're going to continue to work hard."
Play will continue at 9 a.m CT on Monday with a shotgun start. Live scoring is available at www.golfstat.com.
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