Thursday, March 18, 2010

Carley Warrington joint fourth in South

Carolina and team share the title

Carley Warrington from Bradwell, England, in her final year at Belmont Abbey College, North Carolina, shared fourth place in a field of 71 at the Winthrop University Intercollegiate women's tournament at Rock Hill Country Club, Rock Hill in South Carolina earlier this week.
Carley, pictured, had scores of 76, 79 and 80 for a total of 235 over the par-72, 5,900yd course.
Team-mate Melissa Siviter, a freshman from the West Midlands and a Staffordshire county player, played disappointingly in this one after showing good form at the start of the spring college season.
She had rounds of 81, 92 and 81 for a share of 38th place.
Clear-cut individual winner was Rachel Smith (Winthrop), playing over her home course. She had rounds of 78, 77 and 73 to win by five shots with a total of 228.
Belmont Abbey College and Xavier University from Cincinnati tied for the team title on 949, three shots ahead of Winthrop in the 12-team field.

Alyssa Balding sixth at Tanglewood, Texas

Alyssa Balding, a student at Newman University, Wichita in Kansas, came sixth of 89 in the Lion Invitational women's college tournament at Tanglewood Resort, Pottsboro, Texas.
Alyssa, from Northumberland, had a pair of 79s for 158.
Teammate Megan Birdsey from Bedfordshire shared 20th place on 168 with a pair of 84s.
Winner by two shots was Joanna de Sa Peirera (University of Incarnate Word) with scores of 77 and 73 for 150.

Laura Cutler makes top 10 in Alabama

Laura Cutler, a junior student at Jacksonville University, Alabama tied for 10th place in a field of 57 players at the Samford University Intercollegiate women's tournament at Limestone Springs Golf Club, Oneonta, Alabama.
Laura, from Essex, had scores of 74, 75 and 78 for a total of 227 over the par-72, 5,880yd course.
She finished 14 shots behind the winner by five, Fanny Eineren (South Alabama) (69-70-74).
Consolation for Laura Cutler was that Jacksonville State won the team title by six shots from joint runners-up Samford and South Alabama.

Natasha Podmore joint 14th on Hawaii trip

San Francisco University senior year student Natasha Podmore from Warrington finished joint 14th of 88 in the Dr Donnis Thomnpson Invitational women's college competition at Kaneohe Klipper Golf Club, Honolulu on Hawaii.
Nice trip for Natasha as she approaches the end of her four years in America. She had rounds of 76, 77 anbd 76 for 229.
Abbey Gittings (Nova Southeastern), a freshman from Tamworth, shared 27th place on 235 with scores of 77, 77 and 81.
Team-mate Nicole Whitmore, a junior year student from Milton Keynes, came joint 46th on 239 with score sof 83, 77 and 79.
Rollins (904) won the team title by a whisker from Nova Southeastern (905) and San Francisco (906) in a field of 16 teams.