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Women's Golf: GRU Finishes Fourth At Palmetto

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KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- The GRU Augusta Women's Golf squad carded its low round of the tournament Monday in the third and final round of the Palmetto Intercollegiate at Turtle Point Golf Course.

The 47th-ranked Jaguars, who were in third place following the opening round Sunday before slipping to seventh, turned in the fourth-best round of the day and finished in fourth place among the 19-team field. With the finish, the Jags finished fifth or better in all four fall events in 2013.

Freshman Jessica Haigwood paced GRU for the second straight day, booking an even-par 72 that included an early double bogey and back-to-back birdies late in her round. Haigwood's 54-hole total of even-par 216 gave her a tie for second in the 99-player field. Jags' senior Casey Kennedy matched Haigwood for the day's low round with a 72 of her own and tied for 26th. Freshman Eunice Yi had a 73 and was 33rd, freshman Josefine Nyqvist tied for 40th following a 75 and Shannon Pak was 98th. Senior Christine Duschek-Hansen competed as an individual and finished 96th.

Kansas, ranked 39th in the nation, claimed a three-stroke victory over Georgia State and East Tennessee State took third. The Jags were fourth, just two shots back of the Buccaneers, and tourney host College of Charleston and Illinois tied for fifth, one shot back of GRU. Georgia State's Melissa Siviter, who began the final round in fifth place, fired a 5-under 67 and posted a two-shot victory over Haigwood and Laura Fuenfstueck of College of Charleston.

The 19-team tourney field featured four top-50 teams and included Bucknell, Charleston Southern, Cincinnati, Coastal Carolina, Eastern Michigan, Elon, Jacksonville State, James Madison, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri State, South Florida and Xavier.

Full-field tournament results are available at www.golfstatresults.com/public/leaderboards/team/static/team4713.html. For more information on Turtle Point Golf Course, visit www.kiawahresort.com.

The Jags return to action in 2014 in the UCF Challenge on February 9-11 at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Orlando, Fla.

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Team Leader Board


Course:Turtle Point Golf Course: Palmetto Intercollegiate 2013     Par 72 - 5972 Yards

current 
position

team

scoring

rounds

total 
score







to par

thru

today

1

2

3







1

39

Kansas

+12

F

  -4

297

295

284

876







2

 

Georgia State

+15

F

  -5

308

288

283

879







3

 

East Tennessee St.

+35

F

  +11

294

306

299

899







4

47

GRU Augusta

+37

F

  +4

298

311

292

901







T5

42

College of Charleston

+38

F

  +12

299

303

300

902







T5

36

Illinois

+38

F

  +11

301

302

299

902







7

 

Maryland

+41

F

 E

305

312

288

905







8

 

Xavier

+49

F

  +4

307

314

292

913







T9

 

South Florida

+55

F

  +22

304

305

310

919







T9

 

Coastal Carolina

+55

F

  +10

311

310

298

919







11

 

James Madison

+58

F

  +10

308

316

298

922







12

 

Jacksonville St.

+62

F

  +23

304

311

311

926







13

 

Elon

+65

F

  +19

317

305

307

929







14

 

Cincinnati

+67

F

  +23

315

305

311

931







15

 

Eastern Michigan

+71

F

  +18

310

319

306

935







16

 

Michigan

+75

F

  +29

306

316

317

939







17

 

Missouri State

+84

F

  +16

317

327

304

948







18

 

Charleston Southern

+92

F

  +32

322

314

320

956







19

 

Bucknell

+93

F

  +29

320

320

317

957







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