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Negron Leads Noles At Landfall

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

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