Gugler Ties Single-Round Record; Florida Southern Remains on Top

first_img May 11, 2007PACE, Fla. – Rollins Cristina Gugler tied a national championship record with a third round 69 on Friday at the NCAA Division II Women’s Golf National Championships at Stonebrook Golf Club. Top-ranked Florida Southern continues to lead the eight-team field and is one round away from their fourth women’s golf national championship since 2000.Gugler’s 69 was only the second sub-70 round in NCAA Division II national championship history. Central Oklahoma’s Ashley Kelley shot a third round 69 at the 2005 national championships. After recording a bogie on the first hole, Gugler finished with four birdies, including three on the back nine.”I made too many strategic mistakes yesterday that got me in trouble,” said Gugler. “Playing safe today was the best thing to do. I kept the ball on the fairway and putted very well.”Sunny and hot conditions greeted the golfers in the morning before play was halted at 1:41 p.m. CST due to an impending thunderstorm. The third round was delayed for nearly two hours before play resumed.Only five strokes separate the top eight golfers. Drury’s Tonya Choate is tied for the lead heading into the final round. Choate shot a 71 on Friday and is at three-over 219 (76-72-71). She is tied with Daniela Iacobelli of Florida Tech. Iacobelli, who shared the lead at the start of the third round, shot a 73 on Friday.Individual Maria Garcia Austt of Nova Southeastern lowered her third round score by nine strokes after shooting a 79 on Thursday. She moved into a third place tie at four-over 220 (71-79-70). Austt is tied with Florida Southern’s Lindsey Bergeon, who shot a 74 for the second consecutive round on Friday. Fellow Mocs golfer Heather Burgner is in fifth place with a five-over 221 (75-72-74). Gugler’s record-tying performance helped move her from 13th place to sixth. She stands at seven-over 223 (80-74-69). Florida Southern’s Kim Ulander and Vanessa Vela of Rollins are tied for seventh at eight-over 224.Florida Southern (+22 886) will enter tomorrow’s final round with a 15-stroke lead over second place and second-ranked Rollins (+37 901). Florida Southern’s third round 293 was the lowest round in the tournament. Sixth-ranked Ferris State remains in third place with a 53-over 917. Ninth-ranked Drury’s third round score was 11 strokes lower than their second round total. The Panthers stand in fourth place with a 56-over 920.Twenty-seventh ranked North Dakota shot their best round of the tournament on Friday to remain in fifth place with a 73-over 937. Three strokes back is Tarleton State, who also shot their best round of the tournament on Friday to post a 76-over 940. Northeastern State is seventh with an 81-over 945, while Truman State rounds out the field with a 116-over 980.The fourth and final round will tee off at 8:00 a.m. CST on Saturday. Follow the action with “live stats” on the women’s golf page of www.goargos.comPrint Friendly Version Gugler Ties Single-Round Record; Florida Southern Remains on Top Sharelast_img read more

Alejandro frustrated with NU’s lack of effort against UE

first_imgKiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netNational University’s final four bid took another hit.Despite all the pre-season talk, the Bulldogs are struggling to get solid momentum in the Final Four race of the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball tournament and on Saturday, they slipped again.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny LATEST STORIEScenter_img Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Lady Bulldogs sweep way to PVL Collegiate crown View comments Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ UE also bludgeoned NU, 18-9, in the closing minutes of the game with Mark Olayon giving the Red Warriors a 14-point lead, 88-74, with 47 seconds left.“I have no idea, all I thought of in the end was try to cut the lead and try to win,” said Alejandro who finished with 16 points and 10 assists. “We fell short.”“We couldn’t follow the game plan and some of us were out of focus, the starters were out of focus.”ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. University of the East, a humble 2-6 team, stunned NU, 90-77, in a match the Bulldogs badly needed to win in order to tie Far Eastern University and University of the Philippines, two teams that have shared ownership of the fourth seed.And for J-Jay Alejandro, the show the Bulldogs displayed was everything short of a fight.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog“No one fought in this game,” said Alejandro in Filipino at Smart Araneta Coliseum as the sixth-seeded Bulldogs fell to 3-5.Alejandro played much of the fourth quarter to lead NU’s core but the Red Warriors owned the final period outscoring the Bulldogs 28-18 in the final 10 minutes. Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ setlast_img read more