Pioneers seventh after opening round of Wingate Challenge

Ciara Rattana shot a 79 and is tied for 16th place after the first round of the Wingate Challenge (photo by Lindsay Butler)
Ciara Rattana shot a 79 and is tied for 16th place after the first round of the Wingate Challenge (photo by Lindsay Butler)

MONROE, N.C. --- The Tusculum women's golf team posted a score of 329 and are locked in a three-way tie for seventh place after the opening round of the Wingate Challenge.  The two-day, 36-hole tournament is being played at the par-72, 5,968-yard Rolling Hills Country Club.

Lincoln Memorial posted the best round of the day with a 308 and have a three-shot lead over tournament host Wingate.  Lenoir-Rhyne and Young Harris are tied for third place with 312, while North Georgia rounds out the top-five with 319.  Belmont Abbey is sixth with 325, followed by the trio of Tusculum, King and Coker who each shot 329 and are tied for seventh.  Catawba is 10th with 331 while Pfeiffer is 11th with 347.

Tusculum senior Ciara Rattana shot 79 and is tied for 16th place.  She is seven shots off the pace set by LMU's Dominika Czudkova who sits atop of the leaderboard with her even par round of 72.

TC junior Cydney Murrell is tied for 21st with 80, while junior Katie Tomassoni shot 83 and is tied for 37th position.  Junior Taylor White is 49th with 87, while freshman Mackenzie Butler posted a 91 and is tied for 52nd.

The final round will be held on Tuesday at Rolling Hills Country Club.

 

Team Results

Pl

Team

TOT

1

Lincoln Memorial

308

2

Wingate

311

3

Lenoir-Rhyne

312

 

Young Harris

312

5

North Georgia

319

6

Belmont Abbey

325

7

TUSCULUM

329

 

Coker

329

 

King

329

10

Catawba

331

11

Pfeiffer

347

 

Tusculum Individual Scores

Pl

Player

TOT

T16

Ciara Rattana

79

T21

Cydney Murrell

80

T37

Katie Tomassoni

83

T49

Taylor White

87

T52

Mackenzie Butler

91