Feb. 24, 2007
DESTIN, Fla. –
Florida State has an 11 stroke lead over North Carolina after the first round of the Chrysler Challenge which is being played on the Baytowne Golf Course at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. The Seminoles are led by freshman Lacey Agnew who carded a two over par 73 to earn the first round lead.
Florida State vaulted to the top of the standings on the first day as it received strong performances from four of the five members of its starting line. Led by Agnew in first place (two-over par 73) the Seminoles also have the second place golfer – Caroline Westrup; and two golfers – Whitney Brummett and Lauren Cousart who are tied for eighth in the individual standings.
North Carolina is in second place in the team standings with a first round score of 314. The Tar Heels are led by Katie Miller who shot a 77 and is tied for fifth in the individual standings. A second Tar Heel – Lauren Hunt – is tied for eight in the individual standings with after shooting an 88.
Old Miss is in third place in the team standings after shooting a 321 team score. The Rebels are led by Dori Carter who is in third place in the individual standings with a four-over par score of 75.
The second round of 18 holes is scheduled to tee-off Sunday at 8:00 a.m. With challenging weather predicted for the region, the round could be held until the weather passes and the round played with a shotgun start when the course is deemed playable.
Chrysler Challenge/Par 71/First Round FSU Results Destin, Fla./Baytowne Golf Course/Feb. 24-26 1/1. Florida State 303 1. Lacey Agnew 73 2. Caroline Westrup 74 T8. Whitney Brummett 78 T8. Lauren Cousart 78 21. Whitney Wright 80 T5. Kayla Shaul 77 * T13. Jaclyn Burch 79 * T13. Erica Gonzalez 79 * * Playing as individuals
Chrysler Challenge/Par 71/First Round FSU Results Destin, Fla./Baytowne Golf Course/Feb. 24-26 1. Florida State 303 6. Illinois 326 2. North Carolina 314 7. Mississippi State 330 3. Ole Miss 321 T8. Miami 332 T4. Kansas 323 T8. Kentucky 332 T4. Col. of Charleston 323 10. East Tennessee St. 335