Dammann Tied For First At Tusculum Fall Classic
GREENVILLE, Tenn. – UNCP junior golfer Katja Dammann fired an opening round score of 75 at the 2009 Tusculum Fall Classic on Monday at the par-72, 5,805-yard Link Hills Country Club to tie for first place as the Braves shot a team-total of 315 to finish day one in second place.
Pembroke had four players finish in the top-25 of the first round with freshman Shauna Walor shooting a 76 to tie for fourth place. Christina Crovetti and Jennifer Crow tied for 22nd place with each carding an 82 while Alexa Mooney shot an 86 to tie for 36th.
UNCP sits three strokes behind tournament leader Belmont Abbey, which posted a 312 to stand alone in first place. Host-Tusculum is in third place one stroke behind Pembroke at 316 with Wingate (319) and Catawba (320) rounding out the top-five.
Dammann shot one-over on the front and two-over on the back to finish the day at three-over-par. Walor struggled on the front nine carding a 40 before shooting even-par on the back to finish at four-over for the day.
Wingate's Andrea Velasquez and Belmont Abbey's Carley Warrington are tied for first with Damman with all three players shooting 37-38. BAC's Michele Low (38-38) and Catawba's Eileen Purpur (38-38) are tied for fourth with Walor heading into day two.
All 12 teams and 62 players will finish the tournament tomorrow at the Link Hills CC with UNCP looking for its second top-5 finish this season. The Braves earned a second place finish at the Battle At Bayonet earlier this year at the Bayonet at Puppy Creek Golf Course.