Lady Tigers Golfers Shoot Season-Best Score at Furman

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Lady Tigers Golfers Shoot Season-Best Score at Furman

GREENVILLE, S. C. — The LSU Lady Tiger golf team posted a season best score of 5-over-par 293 on Saturday to stand in fourth after two rounds of the Furman Lady Paladin Invitational at the Furman University Golf Course.

LSU improved 11 shots on its first round and stands at 597, 21-over, one shot out of third held by TCU. Georgia is the leader at 2-under-par 574 (291-283), 15 shots ahead of second place Tulsa.

Freshman Melissa Eaton made the big move for LSU, improving from an 82 in the first round to shoot a 1-under 71 in the second round. LSU also counted an even-par round of 72 from Brooke Shelton and 75s from Alexis Rather and Devon Day.

Shelton’s rounds of 75-72 put her at three-over 147, tied for seventh place in the individual standings.

Whitney Wade of Georgia is the individual leader with a 4-under 140, following a second round of 4-under 68.

The tournament wraps up on Sunday and is the final event of the fall for the Lady Tigers.

Furman Lady Paladin Invitational–Greenville, S. C.

Team Results (Par 288-576)
1 Georgia, U. of 291 283 574 -2
2 Tulsa, University of 291 298 589 +13
3 TCU 305 291 596 +20
4 LSU 304 293 597 +21
5 Furman University 308 298 606 +30
6 Charleston, Coll. of 308 306 614 +38
7 East Carolina Univ. 306 309 615 +39
8 N. Car. Wilmington 312 309 621 +45
9 Coastal Carolina U. 314 309 623 +47
10 Mississippi, U. of 305 319 624 +48
11 Michigan, U. of 318 306 624 +48
12 UNC-Greensboro 315 322 637 +61
13 Minnesota, U. of 320 321 641 +65
14 Winthrop University 328 327 655 +79
15 Memphis, Univ. of 335 343 678 +102
16 Louisville, Univ. of 337 344 681 +105
17 Appalachian State U. 347 336 683 +107

Individual Top 5
1 Whitney Wade Georgia 72 68 140 -4
2 Brooke Tull TCU 72 70 142 -2
3 Lisa Tyler Georgia 72 71 143 -1
4 Cas Bridge Tulsa 72 72 144 E
5 Julie Tvede Tulsa 71 73 144 E

LSU Scores
T 7 Brooke Shelton 75 72 147
T 15 Alexis Rather 75 75 150
T 25 Melissa Eaton 82 71 153
T 29 Devon Day 79 75 154
T 37 Vicky Meyer 75 81 156