Beaufort News

Mocs leading SoCon finals at Moss Creek Golf Club

Chattanooga placed four golfers in the top six spots, including first-round leader Emma de Groot, to claim an eight-stroke lead after Sunday's first round of the Southern Conference Women's Golf Championship at Moss Creek Golf Club.

With a consistent 37 on the front and back nine, de Groot carded a 2-over-par 74 for a one-shot lead over a group of three players at 3-over. Six more players are tied at 4-over.

As a team, the Mocs shot 303, with de Groot joined in the top five by teammates Christine Wolf (75), Jordan Britt (77) and Marion Duvernay (77).

UNC-Greensboro sits at second place with a team score of 311, while College of Charleston is third at 313.

Appalachian State's Rumbidzai Masamvu and Elon's Martyna Mierzwa shot 3-over par 75 to equal Wolf in a three-way tie for second place.

Round two of the championship will begin at 8 a.m. today.

Top Individuals

Emma de Groot, Chattanooga 74

Rumbidzai Masamvu, Appalachian State 75

Martyna Mierzwa, Elon 75

Christine Wolf, Chattanooga 75

Jordan Britt, Chattanooga 77

Erica Creed, UNCG 77

Marion Duvernay, Chattanooga 77

Ana Martinez, UNCG 77

Ainhoa Nogales, College of Charleston 77

Begonia Sarabia, UNCG 77

Team Standings

Chattanooga 303

UNC-Greensboro 311

College of Charleston 313

Furman 320

Elon 321

Samford 323

Western Carolina 323

Appalachian State 331

Wofford 332

The Citadel 346