Fernandez Tied For 5th After Day 1 At Bryan National Collegiate

AUBURNTIGERSDOTCOM Diana Fernandez
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Diana Fernandez
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March 29, 2013

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The No. 28 Auburn women's golf team finished its first day of play at the Bryan National Collegiate tied for eighth with a 10-over 298. Diana Fernandez led the Tigers with a 1-under 71.

Hosted by Wake Forest and North Carolina-Greensboro, the Bryan National Collegiate is a 54-hole tournament played at the Bryan Park Golf and Enrichment Center Champions Course in Greensboro, N.C. The par 72 course is playing at 6,386 yards for the tournament.

Junior Fernandez, who carded four birdies on the day, is tied for fifth with a 1-under 71, and freshman Jamie Yun carded a 2-over 74 to tie for 24th. Junior Marta Sanz is tied for 33rd with a 3-over 75.

"Diana had a great round," said head coach Kim Evans. "She has been working hard, and it was just a matter of time. Jamie also played very well."

Senior Carlie Yadloczky is tied for 64th after carding a 6-over 78, and sophomore Victoria Trapani carded an 11-over 83 and is tied for 84th.

Virginia leads the tournament with a 7-under 281, and Vanderbilt is in second at 2-under 286. North Carolina and Arkansas carded 6-over 294s to tie for third after the first round, and South Carolina is in fifth with a 9-over 296.

Individually, Virginia's Elizabeth Brightwell holds the lead with a 4-under 68. Vanderbilt's Rene Sobolewski is in second after carding a 3-under 69, and Virginia's Brittany Altomare and Briana Mao are tied for third with 2-under 70s. A four-way tie for fifth is shared among Auburn's Diana Fernandez, Wake Forest's Marissa Dodd, North Carolina's Casey Grice and South Carolina's Sarah Schmelzel with 1-under 71s.

"We are looking forward to tomorrow and to getting things going in the right direction," said Evans.

Play continues from the Nos. 1 and 10 holes Saturday at 7:20 a.m. CT. Auburn will lead off the day, teeing off from 7:20 - 7:56 a.m. CT, off the No. 1 tee, playing alongside Duke and Michigan State. Live scoring is available at www.golfstat.com.

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- First-round results from the Bryan National Collegiate hosted by Wake Forest and North Carolina-Greensboro at the Bryan Park Golf and Enrichment Center Champions Course. Par: 72. Yardage: 6,386.

TEAM RESULTS
1 - Virginia - 281--281 (-7)
2 - Vanderbilt - 286--286 (-2)
T3 - North Carolina - 294--294 (+6)
T3 - Arkansas - 294--294 (+6)
5 - South Carolina - 296--296 (+8)
T6 - Duke - 297--297 (+9)
T6 - Wake Forest - 297--297 (+9)
T8 - Auburn - 298--298 (+10)
T8 - Michigan State - 298--298 (+10)
T10 - North Carolina State - 300--300 (+12)
T10 - Georgia - 300--300 (+12)
T12 - Louisville - 304--304 (+16)
T12 - Florida - 304--304 (+16)
14 - Tennessee - 306--306 (+18)
15 - Florida State - 307--307 (+19)
16 - North Carolina-Wilmington - 311--311 (+23)
17 - North Carolina-Greensboro - 316--316 (+28)

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
T5 - Diana Fernandez - 71--71 (-1)
T24 - Jamie Yun - 74--74 (+2)
T33 - Marta Sanz - 75--75 (+3)
T64 - Carlie Yadloczky - 78--78 (+6)
T84 - Victoria Trapani - 83--83 (+11)