Lady Mocs Golfers 13th At Mercedes-Benz Collegiate

Saturday, October 13, 2012
Junior Jordan Britt (Chattanooga, Tenn.) carded an even-par 72 Saturday at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate. Britt toured Holston Hills Country Club with two birdies and 14 pars during the second round.

Britt is tied for 21st at four-over par 148. She is just three shots out of the top 10. There are seven ladies tied for 11th at two over and three more at plus three.

Chattanooga is 13th in the event at 618 after today’s 307. UTC is eight shots behind Miami in 12th at 610 and four clear of James Madison (622) in 14th.

Marion Duvernay (Publier, France) shot 74 (+2) for a seven-over par total of 151, three behind Britt. Emily McLennan (Queensland, Australia) is two behind Duvernay at 153 shooting 75 (+3) today with a team-best four birdies.

Penn State holds a slim one-stroke lead over Tennessee, 580 to 581. Purdue moved up two spots to third at 584. Furman’s Laura Wearn is the individual leader at six-under par 138. Erica Popson of Tennessee is three back at 141 (-3).

Sunday’s final round begins at 9:50 a.m., for the Mocs. Campbell leads off No. 10 with UTC paired with James Madison and Memphis. Loza (10:00), McLennan (10:10), Duvernay (10:20) and Britt (10:30) follow. Kryger also starts on 10, just a little earlier in the second group of the round at 9:10 a.m. Live scoring link is above or on the women’s golf schedule page on GoMocs.com.


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