Women's Golf Sits Tied for Third After Day 1 of Pat Bradley Invite
Sunday, October 21, 2012 | by Mike Hill (@mike_hill84)
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SARASOTA, Fla. – Led by sophomore Georgia Price’s (Winchester, England/Fort Myers HS) even-par 72, the FGCU women’s golf team sits tied for third place on the 14-team leaderboard at the 35th Annual FIU Pat Bradley Invitational at the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club.

The Green and Blue combined for an opening round score of 303 (+15) to position themselves t-3rd on the leaderboard. The Eagles, sitting in a tie with Boston College, only trail second place Cincinnati (297, 9-over) and tournament leader FIU (296, 8-over).

Price paced the Green and Blue through the opening round of competition. The sophomore finished the first round with an even-par (72), to sit in a tie for third place in the 75-player field.

Freshman Rebecca Van Etten (Trinity, Fla./JW Mitchell HS) finished the afternoon tied for sixth place with a 2-over 74, while freshman Sara Detlefsen (Eagan, Minn./Minnesota Virtual Academy HS) and redshirt junior Briana Carlson (Inverness, Fla./Citrus HS) turned in 78 (6-over) and 79 (7-over), respectively. Detlefsen is in a tie for 28th and Carlson is tied for 35th after the opening round.

Freshman Mei Khuan Yong (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia/S.M.K. Cochrane) carded a 10-over 82 to finish the opening round in a tie for 53rd place.

Second round action begins at 9:30 a.m. on Monday. Pairings and scores can be found at Golfstat.com.

FGCU Results (T-3rd; 303)
T3. Georgia Price – 72  (E)
T6. Rebecca Van Etten – 74 (+2)
T28. Sara Detlefsen – 78 (+6)
T35. Briana Carlson – 79 (+7)
T53. Mei Khuan Yong – 82 (+10)

Tournament Standings
Pat Bradley Invitational
Round: 1  Par: 72

Teams Scores (14)
1. FIU, (+8) 296
2. Cincinnati, (+9) 297
T3. Florida Gulf Coast, (+15) 303

T3. Boston College, (+15) 303
5. Bradley, (+18) 306
6. Bethune-Cookman, (+23) 311
T7. Daytona State, (+24) 312
T7. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, (+24) 312
T9. Delaware, (+27) 315
T9. Jacksonville, (+27) 315
11. Western Illinois, (+31) 319
12. Drake, (+39) 327
13. Florida Atlantic, (+45) 333
14. South Dakota, (+62) 350