DAVIE, Fla.—The fifth-ranked Barry University women’s golf team shot a third-round 308 to hold onto fourth place at the Sunshine State Conference Tournament on Tuesday afternoon. The Bucs finished with a team total 927. Host Nova Southeastern took first place with an 882. Florida Southern took second with a 903 while Rollins finished in fourth with a 916.
After a strong third round, Isadora Stapff was the high finisher for the Bucs firing a 226 (77-76-73). Stapff finished tied for ninth overall. Anna Haglind fired a 223 (77-71-85) to finish in 17th overall. Propelled by a third-round 72, Cristina Coll finished a shot behind Haglind with a 235 (82-79-74). She tied for 18th overall. Lizzi Over and Trish Gibbens rounded out the Buccaneer finishers. Over put up a 239 (80-77-82) while Gibbens fired a 242 (83-80-79).
Nova Southeastern’s Sandra Changkija was the individual winner, having fired a 218 (72-77-69). In addition to Changkija, Nova placed three other golfers in the top five (Maria Austt, Abbey Gittings, Nicole Whitmore), while all five of the Sharks finished in the top ten.
The #5 Bucs nowwait to see if they qualify for the NCAA Super Regional on May 2, 2010.
DAY ONE RESULTS
DAVIE, Fla.—The Barry University women’s golf team is in fourth place after the first two rounds of the Sunshine State Conference Golf Tournament. The Bucs fired a combined 619 (316-303). Nova Southeastern is in first with a 592 (294-298), followed by Florida Southern with a 608 (309-298), and Rollins with a 610 (312-298). St. Leo rounds out the fifth spot with a 631 (318-313)
Individually, Anna Haglind is tied for second overall with a six-over 148 (77-71). Isadora Stapff was the next highest Buccaneer finisher after day one; Stapff fired a 153 (77-76) for 12th overall. Lizzi Over is four strokes off of Stapff’s pace with a 157 (80-77). Cristina Coll and Tricia Gibbens round out the Buccaneer five. Coll shot a 161 (82-79) while Gibbens fired a 163 (81-82).
Rollins’ Joanna Coe is in first overall with a plus-four 146 (73-73). Tied with Haglind in second is Nova Southeastern’s Taylor Collins (73-75). Two other Nova golfers, Sandra Changkija (72-77) and Abbey Gittings (73-76), round out the top five finishers with a 149.
The teams return to action tomorrow to wrap up competition. Tee time is 8:00 am