Lady Cards struggle at Augusta State
March 15, 2013
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Lamar did not have a single golfer in the top 40 of Friday's first round from the Insperity Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate as the Lady Cardinals will head into Saturday's second round in a tie for 15th place.
Playing on Augusta State's own Forest Hills Golf Club, the Lady Cards registered a 35-over-par team total of 323 to stand tied with Charleston Southern in the 18-team field. The second round will begin Saturday morning and the 54-hole tournament will conclude with 18 holes Sunday.
Sophomore Nghi Ngo was the Lady Cards' highest finisher Friday after recording a 7-over-par 79 on the par-72, 6,214-yard layout. Ngo is tied for 43rd place in the 99-player field after a round that included just one birdie.
Vanderbilt's Lauren Stratton fired a 3-under-par 69 to grab the individual lead and help the Commodores to the top of the leaderboard through 18 holes. Ninth ranked Vanderbilt shot a 2-over-par 290 and will carry a five stroke lead over No. 16 Purdue (295) into Saturday.
No. 22 Texas is third at 299 (+11), with No. 26 Notre Dame standing fourth at 15-over-par 303. Coastal Carolina and East Tennessee State each shot 304 (+16) and are tied for fifth, one stroke ahead of host Augusta State (305).