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March 26, 2012

Ausanio, Farnum Lead Central on Day One

The Central Connecticut women's golf team shot an impressive 646 on the opening day of the Richmond Spider Invite positioning themselves in seventh place.  Central leads all other Northeast Conference teams in competition.  The Blue Devils are +70 to par after Monday's opening rounds.

The tournament is being played at Independence Golf Course in Midlothian, VA, a par 72 course playing 6,042 yards long.  Both the first and second rounds will be played on Monday March 26th and the final 18 holes will be played tomorrow, Tuesday March 27th.

Round 1

Central shot a 322 in round one of the Richmond Spring Spider Invitational.

Leading the way for the Blue Devils after the first round was freshman Albrianna Farnum who wrote in a 79 (38,41) after the first 18 of the tournament.  Her performance in round one marks the second time in her last four rounds that Farnum has broken 80.

Juniors Anna Ausanio and Stephanie Bednar each shot 80 a piece.  Both junior Katie Reid and sophomore Elisabeth Beloin wrote in scores of 83.

Sophomore Nicole Pizzoferrato is competing as an individual in the tournament, she shot a 100 in round one.  This is the first event that Pizzoferrato has seen action in this season.

Round 2

Despite tough wind and rain conditions, the Blue Devils followed the their first round score with a round two 324 (322/324/646).

Ausanio bounced back in the second round shooting a 78 and climbing the leader board to a 25th place tie.  The junior went +14 to par after 158 strokes on Monday (80/78/158).

Bednar broke 80 in the second round making her way to a 30th place tie in the individual field (80/79/159).  Reid wrote in a round two 81, a two stroke improvement from her first round score (83/81/164).  Farnum dropped to a 51st place tie after shooting an 87 in round two (79/87/166) and Beloin stands in a 58th place tie (83/86/169).

Pizzoferrato in her second round of the season marked down a 104 positioning herself 82nd individually.

The third and final round of the tournament will take place tomorrow morning with all golfers teeing off at 8:30 a.m.

Team Results
1 St. John's Univ. 301 305 606 +30
2 Georgetown U. 298 315 613 +37
3 Richmond, U. of 307 313 620 +44
4 Hofstra University 322 313 635 +59
5 Lehigh University 319 318 637 +61
6 Youngstown State 320 318 638 +62
7 Central Conn. St. U. 322 324 646 +70
T8 Sacred Heart Univ. 321 327 648 +72
T8 Siena College 318 330 648 +72
10 Methodist University 330 320 650 +74
11 Long Island U-Brklyn 318 334 652 +76
12 St. Francis Univ.-PA 338 327 665 +89
13 Mount St. Mary's 343 335 678 +102
14 Robert Morris U. -PA 347 345 692 +116