March 20, 2012

Women's Golf Finishes 14th at C&F

The Central Connecticut women's golf team shot a 333 on the final day of the William & Mary C&F Bank Invitational to stamp a 14th place finish in the tournament's closing round (338/320/333/991).  The Blue Devils, after standing in 16th place on day one, climbed the leaderboard and finished ahead of all Northeast Conference schools in competition.  NEC schools in the tournament along with Central were Sacred Heart, Monmouth, St. Francis (P.A.), Mount St. Mary's, and Quinnipiac.

William & Mary played host to the tournament which was held at the Kingsmill Resort on the famed River Course.  Longwood claimed victory shooting +60 on the tournament and a total score of 912 (300/303/309).

Junior Stephanie Bednar shot the lowest score for a Blue Devil on the third and final day writing in an impressive 79.  She finished tied for 61st in the individual field shooting +8 on Tuesday and +35 for the tournament (85/84/79/248).  Bednar started her final round strong making par on her first six holes.  She went on to tally scores of 39 on her first nine and 40 on her last nine.

Finishing ahead of Bednar in the individual field were teammates freshman Albrianna Farnum and junior Anna Ausanio.  Farnum marked down a final round 84 which placed her tied for 59th individually (83/78/84/245).  After standing in an 8th place tie following Monday's round, Ausanio dropped to a 35th place tie on Tuesday shooting an 85.  The junior finished +24 for the tournament (79/73/85/237).

Marking down nine par's and one birdie on the tournament's final day was junior Katie Reid who finished tied for 84th shooting a final round 85 (91/85/85/261).  Sophomore Gina Grant penciled in two birdies and shot an 88 on day three, her lowest score of the tournament (94/91/88/273).

Central will be back in action on March 26th and 27th at the University of Richmond Spider Spring Invitational.

Team Results
1   Longwood +60 300 303 309 912
2   St. John's +70 307 313 302 922
3 11 DII St. Leo +71 308 306 309 923
4   Toledo +73 309 314 302 925
5   Pennsylvania +76 317 312 299 928
6   Boston College +77 314 303 312 929
7   Delaware +78 323 299 308 930
8   High Point +90 317 317 308 942
9   Radford +93 319 318 308 945
10   Lehigh University +94 316 305 325 946
11   William & Mary +95 325 311 311 947
12   Hofstra +125 319 332 326 977
13   Hampton University +127 342 327 310 979
14   Central Conn. St. +139 338 320 333 991
15   Sacred Heart Univ. +140 332 331 329 992
16   Monmouth +161 334 338 341 1013
17   Fairfield University +173 333 354 338 1025
18   St. Francis - PA +182 356 344 334 1034
19   Mount St. Mary's +196 349 349 350 1048
20   Towson +264 369 378 369 1116
21   Quinnipiac +277 390 374 365 1129