October 31, 2011

Campbell leads rain-suspended Fighting Camel Classic Women’s Golf Tournament

Fighting Camel Classic live scoring / Golfstat.com

BUIES CREEK, N.C. – With five players among the top 10 individuals, Campbell University leads the Fighting Camel Classic intercollegiate women's golf tournament after the first day of play at Keith Hills Country Club.

Play was suspended due to rain after approximately 27 holes were completed Monday.  The final 27 holes will resume with an 8:45 a.m. shotgun start Tuesday.

Campbell junior Teresa Urquizu is tied for the individual lead with Samantha Morrell of Old Dominion at three-over-par.  Amy Anderson of North Dakota State stands third at plus four, while Kaylin Yost of Campbell and Hailey Koschmann of Illinois are tied for fourth at five-over.

Freshman Lisbeth Brooks is tied for sixth place at six-over, while senior Michelle Koh and freshman Johanne Svendsen are tied for 10 at plus-seven heading into Tuesday's action.

Campbell (plus-17) holds a nine-stroke edge over Illinois (plus-26) on the team leader board entering Tuesday's play.  Old Dominion (plus-34) is third in the 12-school field.

Campbell, which has won its home event on 12 occasions, owns four top-4 finishes in five tournaments this fall.  Under the direction of head coach John Crooks, the Camels entered the event rated 65th in the country in the latest Golfstat.com NCAA head-to-head rankings.

The field includes 47th-ranked Illinois from the Big Ten Conference as well as Big East member Georgetown, plus Delaware, Old Dominion and Towson of the Colonial Athletic Association.

Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.  Live scoring is available on-line at www.Golfstat.com

Fighting Camel Classic
Keith Hills CC / Buies Creek, N.C.
Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2011 / Par 72, 6012 Yards

First Round Team Results: 1. Campbell 296, 2. Old Domion 307, 3. Illinois 308, 4. Wichita State 318, 5. Georgetown 322, 6. Eastern Kentucky 323, 7. North Dakota State 329, 8. Delaware 330, 9. Richmond 331, 10. Robert Morris 348. T11. St. Francis (Pa.) 349, T11. Towson 349.

First Round Individual Leaders: 1. Kaylin Yost (Campbell) 72, 2. Teresa Urquizu (Campbell) 73, T3. Gretchen Huhnerkoch (Wichita State) 74, T3. Samantha Morrell (Old Dominion) 74, T3. Johanne Svendsen (Campbell) 74.

Other Campbell Individuals: T10. Lisbeth Brooks 77, T10. *Aleksandra Prazak 77, T16. Michelle Koh 78, T25. *Babette Lemberger 80, T36. *Maria Jose Benavides 82.