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ASU Women’s Golf improves standing at Kiawah

From Arkansas State University

The Arkansas State women's golf team shot a 306 Monday at the Kiawah Island Intercollegiate, cutting 11 strokes off its first-round score to climb from 21st to 17th place among 33 teams during the tournament's second day of competition.

The Red Wolves shot a first-round 317 on Sunday and completed the first two rounds with a combined 623. Four of A-State's five competing golfers improved on their first-round score Monday, while three moved up in the standings.

A-State is led by freshman Courtney Manning, who remains tied for 24th place with a 151 (75-76). Anna Carling is only one stroke behind Manning after shooting a 74 Monday to finish the first two rounds tied for 30th place. Jennifer Welch is tied for 74th place with a combined 158 (81-77), while Aly Seng is tied for 109th (83-79) and Jennifer Loiacano tied for 143rd (169).

The University of Miami leads the field with a 593, while Campbell University is second with a 600 and Florida International third with a 601.

The tournament's third and final round will be played Tuesday.

ARKANSAS STATE RESULTS

Place, Name (RD1-RD 2--TOTAL)

17, Arkansas State (317-306--623)

T24, Courtney Manning (75-76--151)

T30, Anna Carling (78-74--152)

T74, Jennifer Welch (81-77--158)

T109, Aly Seng (83-79--162)

T143, Jennifer Loiacano (85-84--169)

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