Oct. 22, 2010
WILMINGTON, N.C. –
Sophomore Jessica Negron shot a one over par 73 and is in a tie for 12th place in the individual standings and the Seminole women’s golf team is in a tie for 13th place in the team standings after the first round of the Landfall Tradition at the Country Club of Landfall. Negron is only three strokes out of the individual lead and the Seminoles are only 10 strokes from moving into the top five of the team standings with two rounds and 36 holes remaining to be played.
Duke and Texas are tied for first in the team standings with identical team scores of 291. The Blue Devils and the Longhorns have three and four players in the top 20 of the individual standings, respectively, and lead third placed North Carolina by two strokes. Duke’s Kim Donovan, North Carolina’s Katherine Perry and NC State’s Caroline Ellington are all tie for the individual lead with two under par scores of 70.
Negron (Ocala, Fla.) played her best golf of the day on her front nine as she finished with a one under par total. She carded eight holes of par and one birdie during her round. She fell to two strokes over par after 12 holes but gathered herself and carded two birdies over her final four holes of the afternoon to finish at 73. Negron finished the round with 14 holes at par or better during the round.
Junior Hannah Thomson (Perth, Australia) also played a solid round of golf as she carded a four over par score of 76. She led Florida State with four birdies during the round including two on her final two holes of the round to finish with a score of 76. Thomson finished her round strong with a one under par total over her final five holes of the afternoon.
Florida State will play with Northwestern and Chattanooga in the second round. The Seminoles, Wildcats and Mocs will tee off beginning at 9:20 a.m.
Landfall Tradition/Par 72/First Round FSU Results Country Club of Landfall/Wilmington, N.C./Oct. 22-24, 2010 T13/18. Florida State 309 T12. Jessica Negron 73 T36. Hannah Thomson 76 T37. Andrea Kaelin 80 T67. Whitney Wenglasz 80 T87. Mary Beth Ramsay 86
Landfall Tradition/Par 72/First Round Teams Results Country Club of Landfall/Wilmington, N.C./Oct. 22-24, 2010 T1. Duke 291 T9. Wake Forest 305 T1. Texas 291 T11. UNC Wilmington 307 3. North Carolina 293 T11. Ohio State 307 4. UCLA 294 T13. Northwestern 309 T5. South Carolina 299 T13. Chattanooga 309 T5. Notre Dame 299 T13. Florida State 309 7. NC State 301 16. Oklahoma State 312 8. Virginia 305 17. Texas Tech 316 T9. Virginia 305 18. UNC Greensboro 318