April 20, 2013

Coker Golf in Fifth and 10th Place After Day One of Conference Championships

GRAHAM, N.C. – The Coker men's and women's golf teams are currently in 10th and fifth place after one round at the Conference Carolinas championship.

Freshman Nicklaus Kennedy and sophomore Aaron Beebe led the team in round one with low scores of 77 each.  Both finished within the top 35 individually.  Christopher Fuga and Jake Murphy shot 78 on the day, while Luke Coates shot an 85.

Leading the way for the women's team was Sara Allen with a low score of 83.  Allen ranked fifth in the tournament for individual scores.  Next in line were Mallory Thompkins and Taylor Demby who shot 85 and 86 on the day.  Both Thompkins and Demby finished in the top 20 individually.  Krista Thorpe and Jessi McKenzie recorded scores of 97 and 101.

The Coker women will kick-off round two of the tournament tomorrow (Apr. 21), with the first group teeing-off at 8:50 a.m.  The men will then follow, starting at noon.