WG finishes Tar Heel Invite tie for eighth
Oct. 10, 2010
Vanderbilt junior Marina Alex led the way for the Commodores at the Tar Heel Invitational, finishing the tournament in a tie for 16th with a three-round score of 216 (74-70-69). As a team, Vanderbilt finished in a tie for eighth with Georgia with a team total of 874 (298-287-289).
Alex and senior Megan Grehan both finished the final round Sunday in the 60’s, with Alex registering a 69 and Grehan posting a 68, her lowest round of the season. Grehan ended the tournament with a 218 (78-72-68) and in a tie for 30th. With Grehan’s 68, five Commodores have notched a round in the 60’s – Alex, Grehan, Lauren Stratton, Anna Leigh Keith, and Julia Thead, who carded a 69 in the first round of the tournament.
Thead, playing as an individual, had her best finish as a Commodore, ending the event in a tie for 30th (69-74-75, 218). Alabama led the tournament from start to finish and claimed the team title by 12 strokes over LSU with a score of 836 (277-274-285). Megan McChrystal of LSU and Brooke Pancake of Alabama each finished the tournament at 11-under par to lead all individuals - Pancake claimed medalist honors on the second playoff hole.
-“We’re at a point where you’ve got to have four scores around par every day. We just dug a hole that was too big to get out of…Top eight is not bad in a field like this, but we’ve got to be more consistent.”
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