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Women's golf in 10th at Lady Paladin Invitational

Morgan Hale tied for 19th

October 30, 2010 · Athletic Communications
GREENVILLE, S.C. - The Middle Tennessee women's golf team is in 10th place after two rounds of play at the Lady Paladin Invitational, carding a 35-over 323 at Furman Golf Course in Greenville, S.C.

The Blue Raiders are 66-over for the tournament at 642, and will finish play tomorrow.

"We need to be playing better than we are right now," head coach Chris Adams said. "We need to play with more mental toughness and improve in the third round."

Morgan Hale led the team for the second consecutive day, shooting a seven-over 79 to sit in a tie for 19th place 13-over.

Stephanie Smith also carded a 79 on Saturday, and is tied for 48th at 19-over.

Ashely Haggard and Karisa Akin shot a 10-over 82 and an 11-over 83, respectively. Haggard is in a tie for 36th at 17-over, and Akin just a stroke behind her, sitting tied for 41st at 18-over.

Olivia Love is in 79th place after shooting a 14-over 86 in the second round.

Steph Gough is competing in the event as an individual, and shot a seven-over 79 to move into a tie for 27th place at 15-over.

The third and final round of play will take place tomorrow. A recap will be available at GoBlueRaiders.com and live scoring will be provided by www.Golfstat.com.

TEAM SCORES
1. Chattanooga - 305-308=613
2. Georgia State - 302-320=622
3. Nova Southeastern - 307-318=625
4. Rollins - 316-309=625
T5. Longwood - 310-318=628
T5. Samford - 308-320=628
7. Furman - 310-320=630
8. East Tennessee State - 317-316=633
9. South Florida - 312-324=636
10. Middle Tennessee - 319-323=642
T11. James Madison - 316-328=644
T11. Jacksonville - 318-326=644
13. Mercer - 324-326=650
14. Wofford - 330-321=651
15. Presbyterian - 324-332=656
16. Winthrop - 331-329=661
17. Detroit - 332-333=664

MT SCORES
T19. Morgan Hale - 78-79=157 (+13)
T36. Ashley Haggard - 79-82=161 (+17)
T41. Karisa Akin - 79-83=162 (+18)
T48. Stephanie Smith - 84-79=163 (+19)
T79. Olivia Love - 83-86=169 (+25)

T27. Steph Gough - 80-79=159 (+15)

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