Women's Golf Sit Tied for Seventh after Opening Round of Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic
Sunday, March 03, 2013 | by Matt Judd
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Georgia Price carded a 74 in the opening round
Georgia Price carded a 74 in the opening round

Kiawah Island, S.C. – Led by sophomore Georgia Price’s (Winchester, England/Fort Myers HS) two-over par 74, the FGCU women’s golf team sits in a tie for seventh place on the 32-team leaderboard after day one at the 2013 Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort Sunday afternoon.

“I am pretty happy with the way we played today. The conditions were tough between the cold and the wind and I am pleased of how we hung in there,” said head coach Sarah Trew. “Tomorrow is moving day and I’m confident that we can post another good number.”

The Green and Blue combined for an opening round score of 311 (23-over par) to position themselves in a tie for seventh on leaderboard. Host College of Charleston leads the tournament with an opening round score of 292 (4-over par). Campbell (301), Troy (302), Daytona State College (302), Richmond (306) and Elon (310) all sit ahead of the Green and Blue.

Price paced the Green and Blue through the opening round of competition. The sophomore finished the first round with a 2-over par (74), good for a tie for 10th place in the 172-player field.

Freshman Sara Detlefsen (Eagan, Minn./Minnesota Virtual Academy HS) finished the afternoon tied for 34th place with a 5-over par 77, while redshirt freshman Kristin Swindell (Bradenton, Fla./Braden River HS) sits in a tie for 52nd with an opening round of 78 (6-over par).

Redshirt junior Briana Carlson (Inverness, Fla./Citrus HS) and sophomore Chelsea Guoynes (Traverse City, Mich./Traverse City Central HS) round out the FGCU scorecard in a tie for 105th and 115th place, respectively. Carlson shot an opening round score of 82 (10-over par) and Guoynes finished the day with a score of 83 (11-over par).

The second round of the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic is scheduled to start at 10:00 a.m. Monday.

Live scoring will be available on www.GolfStat.com and a link will be provided on www.FGCUATHLETICS.com. Results and recaps will also be provided after each day on the FGCU Athletic website.

FGCU Results (T-7th; 331)
T-10. Georgia Price – 74  (+2)
T-34. Sara Detlefsen – 77 (+5)
T-52. Kristin Swindell – 78 (+6)
T-105. Briana Carlson – 82 (+10)
T-115. Chelsea Guoynes – 83 (+11)

Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic Leaderboard Day One
1. College of Charleston – 292 (+4)
2. Campbell – 301 (+13)
T-3. Troy U. – 302 (+14)
T-3. Daytona State College – 302 (+14)
5. Richmond – 306 (+18)
6. Elon – 310 (+22)
T-7. FGCU – 311 (+23)
T-7. Samford – 311 (+23)
T-7. Central Arkansas – 311 (+23)
T-10. Oral Roberts – 312 (+24)
T-10. St. John’s – 312 (+24)
T-10. Jacksonville St. – 312 (+24)
T-13. Wofford – 314 (+26)
T-13. UNCG – 314 (+26)
15. Newberry – 315 (+27)
T-16. Longwood – 316 (+28)
T-16. North Florida – 316 (+28)
T-16. High Point – 316 (+28)
T-16. Winthrop – 316 (+28)
20. Radford – 317 (+29)
T-21. Charleston Southern – 320 (+32)
T-21. Presbyterian College – 320 (+32)
23. Tennessee Tech – 324 (+36)
24. Bucknell – 326 (+38)
25. IUPUI – 327 (+39)
26. Marshall – 328 (+40)
27. Stephen F. Austin St. – 329 (+41)
28. Western Kentucky – 330 (+42)
29. Fairleigh Dickinson – 333 (+45)
30. The Citadel – 337 (+49)
31. Towson – 339 (+51)
32. Loyola Chicago – 344 (+56)