April 25, 2009

Blue Devils Maintain Seventh Place Slot at NEC Women's Golf Championships, Kim in 15th

Central Connecticut senior Deborah Kim shot an 81 in day two action at the Northeast Conference Women's Golf Championships on the par 72 Hershey Links in Hershey, PA. With a two-day total of 161, Kim is in 15th place on the individual leaderboard. CCSU maintained its seventh place standing on the team leaderboard. The Blue Devils posted a 353 total and have a two-day 693. Third and final round play will begin tomorrow at 12:30 p.m.

Junior Natalie Jones followed up her opening round 84 with an 89. Sophomore Chelsea Woods, meanwhile, matched her opening round score with another 87. Senior Kerri Tracy shot 97 on day two, and junior Lisa McCormick posted a 96. McCormick shaved 10 strokes off her first round 106.

Defending champion Fairleigh Dickinson held its lead with a NEC Championship-record 299. The Knights are now 22 strokes in front of Sacred Heart. Long Island sits in third at 637. St. Francis (PA) is at 647, five strokes in front of fifth place Mount St. Mary's. Robert Morris (663) is in sixth. Monmouth, St. Francis (NY) and Wagner trail CCSU at 708, 719 and 743. FDU sophomore Michele Holzwarth continued to set the pace on the individual leaderboard. After carding a 74 yesterday, she shot 72 today. Holzwarth is four shots ahead of junior teammate Eva Mayr, who shot 73 today. Long Island senior Natalie Desjardins is in third at 153. She shot a second round 76.

Final round action is slated to start at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow, Sunday, Apr. 26.