May 8, 1999
COLUMBIA, SC – The Florida State women’s golf team is in a tie for fifth place with Ohio State after two rounds of the NCAA East Regional at the University Club in Columbia, SC. The Lady Seminoles fired a second-round total of 304 to stand one stroke ahead of host South Carolina and tied with the Buckeyes. The top eight teams from the East Regional qualify for the NCAA Championships in two weeks in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Senior Erika Iding continues to lead the Lady Seminoles with a second-round 75 on Friday. Iding fired an opening round 73 and is currently tied for 16th place with three other golfers. Amy Bond also carded a 75 on Friday to stand one stroke back of Iding at 149 and tied for 20th. Amy Spooner added a 76 to her opening day 74 to be tied for 25 at 150. Louise Wright struggled in the second round posting a 78, tying her for 50th place. Sarah Capie rounded out the scoring for the Lady Seminoles with a round of 80.
Furman University has led the tournament from the start as they have an eight stroke advantage over Louisiana State University. The University of Georgia is in third place followed by the No. 1-ranked Duke Blue Devils.
The final round of the East Regional will take place tomorrow morning at the University Club.