March 7, 2011

Lady Saints Finish 8th at AASU Lady Pirate Invitational

DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia women's golf team took eighth place in the field of nine teams Tuesday afternoon at the Armstrong Atlantic Lady Pirate Invitational, finishing with a final round 371 at the Savannah Quarters Country Club.

UNC Pembroke found themselves tied for the lead heading into Tuesday's final round, but the Lady Braves fired a 310 as a team to take a 15-shot victory over Flagler College. Armstrong finished third, Columbus State took fourth, and South Carolina Beaufort rounded out the top five.

North Georgia held a slim one-stroke lead over Coker College after the opening round, and the Lady held off Cobras down the stretch, firing a 371 to finish at 747 for the two-day event and clear Coker by two shots who rounded out the field at 749.

Catalina Olarte and Casey Truelove finished in a tie for 33rd place overall at 56-over-par, while Erica Breeden took 42nd place with rounds of 99 and 92 for a 191 two-day total.

Jodie Borchert finished in 44th place at 196, and Daisy Wright rounded out the team with back-to-back rounds of 118 for a 236 total.

The Lady Saints will have three weeks off before returning to action on March 28-29, traveling to the Piedmont Spring Invitational at the Orchard Golf & Country Club.