UTC Women's Golf Heads To Final Round In 7th In South Carolina

Monday, March 24, 2014
Emily McLennan
Emily McLennan

JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. --- The Chattanooga Mocs women’s golf team is seventh after 36 holes at the Briar’s Creek Invitational. Chattanooga shot 303 and 304 today for a total of 607 which is two ahead of Kansas and five clear of Wisconsin.

Emily McLennan (Queensland, Australia) and Agathe Sauzon (Valence, France) are tied for 10th overall at five-over par 149. The duo is just four strokes out of the lead held by a trio of golfers at plus one (145). There are 18 student-athletes within four strokes of the lead.

Jordan Britt (Chattanooga, Tenn.) and Isabella Loza (Bucaramanga, Colombia) completed the team scoring. Britt is tied for 24th at 151 carding rounds of 77 and 74. Loza shot twin 79’s for a total of 158.

GRU Augusta is the leader at 20-over par (596). East Carolina is second at 600 followed by No. 11 Clemson is another stroke behind at 601. The Mocs are just 11 shots behind the Jaguars.

Chattanooga was tied for fifth after the opening 18 with Clemson. The two shot 15-over par 303 and were nine off the lead, three back of East Tennessee State and GRU Augusta in third at 300. Sauzon led the way with a level-par 72 which tied her for fourth at the time.

Tomorrow’s final round is a shotgun start scheduled for 9 a.m. The Mocs open on holes 7-9 and are paired with Kansas and Wisconsin.

Briar’s Creek Invitational
March 24-25 – Briar’s Creek G.C. – Johns Island, S.C.

1) GRU Augusta

300-296

596 (+20)

2) East Carolina

294-306

600 (+24)

3) No. 11 Clemson

303-298

601 (+25)

4) Texas Tech

299-303

602 (+26)

5) East Tennessee State

300-303

603 (+27)

tie) Penn State

309-294

603 (+27)

7) Chattanooga

303-304

607 (+31)

8) Kansas

308-301

609 (+33)

9) Wisconsin

309-303

612 (+36)

10) College of Charleston

309-305

614 (+38)

tie) USF

311-303

614 (+38)

12) Indiana

310-305

615 (+39)

13) Maryland

315-303

618 (+42)

14) Coastal Carolina

310-311

621 (+45)

15) Illinois

316-310

626 (+50)

16) Charleston Southern

329-331

660 (+84)

tie) Princeton

328-332

660 (+84)

Mocs

 

 

T10) Agathe Sauzon

72-77

149 (+5)

T10) Emily McLennan

75-74

149 (+5)

T24) Jordan Britt

77-74

151 (+7)

T55) Isabella Loza

79-79

158 (+14)

T87) Porsche Campbell

89-81

170 (+26)



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