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Gamecocks Tied for Third After First Round at PING ASU Invitational
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Gamecocks Tied for Third After First Round at PING ASU Invitational

April 4, 2014

TEMPE, Ariz. –

The seventh-ranked South Carolina women’s golf team shot an even-par 288 on Friday and is currently tied for third place after the opening round of the PING ASU Invitational hosted by Arizona State University.

Washington finished the round in first place and Arizona State is currently in second place with scores of 284 (-4) and 287 (-1), respectively. Arizona is tied with South Carolina for third place with an even-par 288.

Freshman Katelyn Dambaugh led the way for the Garnet and Black carding a 4-under 68. Dambaugh finished the round in tie for first place while recording seven birdies and two bogeys in her opening round.

Justine Dreher finished next on the individual leaderboard for South Carolina in a tie for 20th place with an even-par 72. The junior shot a 1-under 34 on the front side but bogeyed on hole No. 11 to finish with a 1-over 38 on the back side.

Sophomore Sarah Schmelzel shot a 1-over 73 to end the round in a tie for 29th place. Schmelzel carded an even-par 35 on the front side while tallying three birdies and four bogeys on the day.

Seniors Samantha Swinehart and Suzie Lee are currently tied for 40th place and 57th place, respectively. Swinehart carded a 3-over 75 while Lee shot a 5-over 77.

Competing as an individual, sophomore Mary Fran Hillow finished the day in a tie for 64th place after shooting a 78 (+6)

Tied with Dambaugh atop the individual leaderboard is Ani Gulugian of UCLA. Three golfers are currently tied for third after carding a 3-under 69.

Second round play is scheduled to begin Saturday at 8 a.m. PT. Live scoring is available Katelyn Dambaugh 68 (-4)
Justine Dreher 72 (E)
Sarah Schmelzel 73 (+1)
Samantha Swinehart 75 (+3)
Suzie Lee 77 (+5)
Mary Fran Hillow 78 (+6)

Team Standings
1. Washington 284 (-4)
2. Arizona State 287 (-1)
T3. South Carolina 288 (E)
T3. Arizona 288 (E)
5. Duke 290 (+2)
T6. Oregon 291 (+3)
T6. UCLA 291 (+3)
T6. California 291 (+3)
9. Texas 294 (+6)
10. Stanford 295 (+7)
11. Oklahoma 296 (+8)
T12. Vanderbilt 300 (+12)
T12. UC Davis 300 (+12)
14. Washington State 301 (+13)
15. Oregon State 308 (+20)