May 19, 1999
TULSA, Okla. – The Florida State women’s golf team is in ninth place after posting a team score of 307 in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships. The Lady Seminoles are just two strokes behind Arizona and Southern California who are tied for seventh.
Florida State senior Amy Bond is in a tie for 12th after firing a four over par 75 to lead the Lady Noles. Sophomore Louise Wright finished just one stroke behind Bond and is in a tie for 24th. Seniors Erika Iding and Amy Spooner each shot a 78 and are tied with six others for 48th place. Senior Sarah Capie finished the day with an 81.
With three rounds remaining, Duke has already built a commanding lead with a first round score of 288 to put them 12 strokes ahead of second place Arizona State. Duke was the only team to crack 300 for the day. Arizona State’s Grace Park was the only player to shoot under par. Park shot a 69 to start the NCAA Championships two under par. Duke’s Candy Hanneman and Pepperdine’s Tamie Durdin are tied for second after finishing the first round at even par.
Round two of the NCAA Championships will get underway Thursday at 8 a.m. Capie will be the first Lady Seminole to go out and she will begin her second round at 12:25 p.m. Bond will be the last Seminole to tee off and she will hit the links at 1:05 p.m. Live coverage of the second round will be telecasted on ESPN2 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m Thursday.
NCAA Women’s Golf Championships Top 10 after First Round
1. Duke 288 2. Arizona State 300 3. Georgia 301 4. Pepperdine 302 5. LSU 303 6. Stanford 304 7. Arizona 305 Southern Cal 305 9. Florida State 307 10. Texas 309