|Smith Claims Victory at Winthrop Intercollegiate|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Sunday, 09 October 2011 14:02|
Junior Lauren Smith (Salisbury, N.C./UNCG) carded a 71-78=149 (+5) to win the individual medal at the Winthrop Intercollegiate on Sunday at the Rock Hill Country Club. The Mountaineers placed fourth at the event with a 313-310=623 (+47).Smith earned her first-career win by one stroke over Gardner-Webb’s Meghan Allum and Sammy Vass.
Rumbidzai Masamvu (Harare, Zimbabwe/Dominican Convent) improved from the first to second rounds with a 79-75=154 (+10) for eighth place.
Mimi Burke (Mooresville, N.C./Cannon School) carded an 81-79=160 (+16) and Yue Xu (Beijing, China/HuiJia Private School) bounced back from a first-round 82 with a 78 on Sunday to tie with Burke for 17th place.
Brittany Zachrich (Hickory, N.C./Montreat) tied for 30th with an 83-84=167 (+23).
GWU claimed the team title at 615 (+39), first strokes ahead of host Winthrop. Presbyterian placed third at 621, just two strokes ahead of Appalachian.
Representing the Southern Conference, The Citadel placed eighth at 672 (+96).
The Mountaineers return to action on Oct. 17-18 in Charleston, S.C. for the Wendy’s Charleston Southern Intercollegiate.
NOTES: Smith’s 71 on Saturday was the lowest round of the season for ASU ... She is the second App to earn an individual win this fall, following Xu’s title at the Terrier Intercollegiate.
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