April 29, 2012

On Final Day of NEC's, Women's Golf 7th

The Central Connecticut women's golf team fell to seventh place on the final NEC Championship tournament leader board.  The team shot a round three 328 after a season-low 316 on Saturday (327/316/328/971).  The 11 team field played the three-day, 54-hole tournament at LPGA International Golf Course in Daytona Beach, FL.

Long Island (308/313/298/919) claimed the 2012 NEC Championship while Fairleigh Dickinson (305/307/312/924) was the events runner up.  Monmouth (315/316/310/941), Sacred Heart (310/317/328), and Robert Morris (328/325/309/962) rounded out the top-five.

Central finished just three strokes behind sixth place St. Francis (PA) (324/324/320/968).  The Blue Devils also placed ahead of Wagner (325/331/324/980), Quinnipiac (344/348/347/1039), Mount St. Mary's (349/354/342/1045), and St. Francis (NY) (395/391/405/1191).

Climbing into the top-five on the final day was junior Anna Ausanio (78/76/75/229).  Ausanio finished fifth individually and carded her lowest score of the tournament writing in a 75.  The junior tallied an impressive three birdies on the tournament's closing day while making par 11 times.

Junior Katie Reid (82/80/83/245) birdied the fifth hole and placed 26th while freshman Albrianna Farnum (83/81/84/248) placed tied for 27th.

Junior Stephanie Bednar (84/79/86/249) shot her lowest score on day two with a 79 and finished 30th.  Sophomore Gina Grant (90/88/90/268) placed 43rd.

Team Results
1     Long Island
    +55     308     313     298     919
2     Fairleigh Dickinson
    +60     305     307     312     924
3     Monmouth
    +77     315     316     310     941
4     Sacred Heart
    +91     310     317     328     955
5     Robert Morris
    +98     328     325     309     962
6     St. Francis - PA
    +104   324     324     320     968
7     Central Conn. St.
    +107  327    316     328     971
8     Wagner College
    +116   325     331     324     980
9     Quinnipiac
    +175   344     348     347     1039
10    Mount St. Mary's
    +181   349     354     342     1045
11    St. Francis Coll-NY
    +327   395     391     405     1191