Women's Golf in Tie for Third at CAA Championship After Second Round

Kristin Tan is tied for fifth place with teammate Christine Cash

Kristin Tan is tied for fifth place with teammate Christine Cash

April 21, 2012

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SOUTHPORT, N.C.- After the second day of the 2012 Colonial Athletic Association Women's Golf Championship, the Xavier women's golf team is in a tie for third place out of 10 teams. The Musketeers posted a 23-over-par round of 311 for the day (302-311=613), highlighted by sophomore Christine Cash's team-best 72 (E).

The Musketeers are only eight shots behind leader and defending champion UNCW (300-305=605) and just one shot behind second-placed James Madison (294-318=612). XU is tied with Old Dominion which carded a team score of 314 for today's round (299-314=613).

Cash's even-par 72 was her third-lowest round posted this season. At 6-over-par for the tournament, Cash (78-72=150) moves into a tie for fifth place with teammate sophomore Kristin Tan (73-77=150).

Junior Breanna Patz sits in a tie for 10th place in the individual standings after firing a 78 (+6) on Saturday (75-78=153). Senior Michelle Winkler carded a 12-over 88 and is tied for 26th (76-84=160) while freshman Abby Smith recorded her first birdie of the tournament and finished with an 88 (+16). Smith is in a tie for 44th place (81-88=169).

Sunday's final round is set for an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. The threat of inclement weather may push back the start time.