Sunday, April 29, 2012

GGG & HC Alumni Rock the first round at Hanover Country Club: McNulty leads Bullets at Centennial Conference Championship & Amanda Beebe of Swarthmore in third place tie with McNulty's teammate & Local IJGT GGGer player report

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McNulty, Bullets Surge to Lead at CC Championship Gettysburg ties school record with 343


Day One Results

ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. – Sophomore Kara McNulty carded the second-lowest round in school history and the Gettysburg College women’s golf team tied its lowest round ever to take the lead on the opening day of the 2012 Centennial Conference Championship at the Hanover Country Club.

Gettysburg shot a 343 on the par-72, 5,805-yard course to tie its program record set at the 2008 Dickinson College Fall Invitational. The team score was also eight strokes better than the previous conference tournament low notched by Muhlenberg College in 2007.

The Bullets will enter Sunday’s final round with an 11-stroke lead over McDaniel College (354). Susquehanna University ranked third at 397 followed by Ursinus College (428) and Muhlenberg College (350). The largest deficit ever overcome in the tournament was eight strokes in the 2008 event won by Gettysburg.

McNulty posted a career-best 78 to finish the day with a five-stroke lead over McDaniel’s Morgan Koopman for the top spot. It was the second-lowest round in school history, trailing only 2008 graduate Merrill Fortier’s 76 posted at the 2004 Dickinson Fall Invitational. McNulty’s round is also the first sub-80 score at Gettysburg since Fortier put up a 79 at the Kutztown University Fall Invitational to open the 2005 season.

Freshman Lauren Sobotka turned in a strong showing in her Centennial debut tying for third with Swarthmore College’s Amanda Beebe with an 85.

Senior Caroline Nathan and junior Molly Nulty each carded 90s to finished tied for eighth. Senior Shelby Glass rounded out the lineup with a 96 to finish tied for 14th.

Sunday’s final round is set to start at noon. Gettysburg is seeking its second consecutive conference championship and third overall.



The Jersey Championship at The Architects Club

Apr 28 - Apr 29, 2012

The Architects Golf Club

par 71, 5798 yards

Two GGGers are teeing it up this weekend in a local International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) event.

Allyson Wentworth carded a first round 46-43 to stay one stroke ahead of fellow GGGer Zora Moore 44-46. Moore birdied the final par 3 142 yard 17th hole.

They currently stand at 12th and 13th place respectively in a 16-player field.

Second round continues today.

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