Feb. 28, 2011
Kinderlou Forest Challenge - Round Two
Valdosta, Ga. -
Western Carolina struggled through Monday's second round at the Kinderlou Forest Challenge, dropping from second place into eighth through 36 holes at the par-73, 6,359-yard course. The Catamounts shot 319 in the second round to fall to 623 for the tournament, which is being hosted by Kennesaw State.
Tuesday's final round begins at 9:00 am with a shotgun start. Fans can follow all of the action with live scoring through www.GolfStatResults.com.
Senior Tiffany Schisler leads WCU in the clubhouse at 154 through the first two rounds, tied for 19th overall. The Nags Head, N.C., native posted five bogies on the day, birdying the second hole of her round to return to even par through three before five bogies in her final 15 holes. Statistically, Schisler is tied for 11th out of the 75-golfer field with 23 pars.
First-round leading Coastal Carolina trimmed six strokes off its opening round score to post a tourney-low 297 on Monday, stretching its lead to six over the second-place tie between Chattanooga and Florida State at 606. East Carolina is fourth at 611 with Augusta State rounding out the top five teams at 613.
Entering Tuesday's final round, there is a three-way tie atop the leader board between Charlotte Guilleux of Georgia State, Laura Wearn of Furman and Augusta State's Casey Kennedy, all shooting even-par, 146. Brittany Henderson stands fourth to lead Coastal Carolina with a one-over, 147, while Chattanooga teammates Yushira Budhram and first-round, co-leader Emma de Groot are tied for fifth at two-over, 148.
Sophomore Malin Jansson slipped from the top 10 into a tie for 26th after shooting seven-over, 80, on Monday. After opening with two birdies and a pair of bogies on the front nine to make the turn even, she suffered four bogies and a triple-bogey on the par-4 12th and could not recover. Senior Josefine Sundh shot 81 to move into a tie for 37th overall at 158. Sundh scored par on the final five holes of her second round, but eight scores of bogey-or-worse dropped her to eight-over, 81.
Juniors Rachel Nelson (80-80=160) and Blaire Minter (76-86=162) round out Western Carolina's scores in ties for 48th and 59th, respectively.
The final 18 holes begin at 9:00 am with a shotgun start