September 2, 2013

Nighthawks Struggle On Second Day Of JSU Chris Banister Classic

GLENCOE, Ala. – (UNGAthletics.com) – The University of North Georgia women's golf team remains in sixth place out of six schools at the Jacksonville State University Chris Banister Classic after posting a 358 team score for a two-day total of 703.  Jacksonville State continues to lead the predominately NCAA Division I even held at the 5,943 yard Silver Lakes Golf Course.

The Nighthawks struggled in the second round and added 13 strokes to the team's opening round 345 team score.  Only a pair of UNG golfers Abbey Gill and LeeAnn Noble were able to improve on their opening round scores.  Casey Truelove posted the best score for North Georgia with an 85 to pair with yesterday's 81 for a 166 which is good for 24th place out of 38 golfers.  Gill carded the day's most steady play with an 86 improving on her opening round score by five strokes.   

JSU bettered themselves by one shot from Sunday's opening round.  After 36 holes, JSU holds a commanding 27-shot lead over Arkansas-Little Rock heading in to Tuesday's final round.  The 587 36-hole mark is the second-lowest two-round total in school history. 

Parsons and Anne Albrecht rounded out the JSU scorecard with rounds of 75.  The JSU pairing enters Tuesday listed third on the individual leaderboard.

Ohio Valley Conference foes Belmont and Austin Peay remained in the top five in the team standings, while Lipscomb rounds out the top-five teams.

Tuesday's final round will get underway at 8 AM.