|Two Ranked In Top 10 At Great Smokies|
|Written by ASU Sports Information|
|Monday, 19 September 2011 17:48|
Through 18 holes, Appalachian State University women’s golfers Rumbidzai Masamvu (Harare, Zimbabwe/Dominican Convent) and Yue Xu (Beijing, China/Huijia Private School) stand tied for seventh place at the Great Smokies Intercollegiate after each carded an even-par 72 on Monday.Mountaineers rank 12th as a team at the event’s midway point with a 303 (+15).
The pair of juniors was followed by Lauren Smith (Salisbury, N.C./UNCG), who ranks 58th at 77 (+5) heading into Tuesday’s final round on the 5,932-yard par-72 Waynesville Inn course.
Mimi Burke (Mooresville, N.C./Cannon School) stands in 109th place with an 82 (+10) and freshman Elena Thomas (Waxahachie, Texas/Waxahachie) rounded out the Apps with an 87 (+15) to tie in 120th place.
Host Western Carolina took the lead on Monday with a 290 (+2), one stroke ahead of Louisiana-Monroe. ULM’s Jennifer Park fired a 68 (-4) to lead all individuals, one stroke ahead of WCU’s Sofie Kvarnstrom.
From the Southern Conference, UNCG is tied in fifth place at 294 (+6) and The Citadel finds itself in a three-way tie for 21st place at 317 (+29).
Masamvu and Smith’s rounds were season lows. ASU’s 303 ties for the 10th-lowest round in program history.
Tuesday’s final round begins with a shotgun start on Tuesday at 9 a.m.
Street and Wetmore Earn NorPac Honors
Appalachian State field hockey senior goalkeeper Bridgette Street was named NorPac East Defensive Player of the Week and midfielder
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