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Two Ranked In Top 10 At Great Smokies PDF Print
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
Dana Wetmore was named NorPac East Rookie of the Week on Monday by the Northern Pacific Field Hockey Conference.
Street recorded a season-high 10 saves, including seven stops in a scoreless second-half as the Mountaineers fell to Delaware 2-1 on Sunday. She
earned NorPac East Defensive Player of the Week three times last season.
Wetmore scored her first collegiate, which cut the Mountaineers deficit mid-way through the second-half. She is ranked second on the team with
three points.
This is the four-straight week that an ASU freshman has been named East Rookie of the Week. Jessi Stuart earned the honor the week of August 28
and Brooke Angellella received the honor the previous two weeks.
The Mountaineers return to action on Friday as they travel to Radford and play their home-opener against Robert Morris at Kidd Brewer Stadium on
September 25 at noon.




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