Ole Miss Tied For 12th After 36 Holes at Sugar Bowl Classic

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Abby Netwon and Maria Toennessen lead Ole Miss after 36 holes at the AllState Sugar Bowl Classic.

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Abby Netwon and Maria Toennessen lead Ole Miss after 36 holes at the AllState Sugar Bowl Classic.
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Feb. 24, 2014

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NEW ORLEANS – After inclement weather canceled opening round action on Sunday, the Ole Miss women’s golf team kicked off action at the AllState Sugar Bowl Classic on Monday (Feb. 24) with 36-holes. The Rebels are sitting in a tie for 12th place entering Tuesday’s final round with a two-round score of 20-over par 596.

UCLA leads the field with a combined 14-under par 562 and Denver’s Tonje Daffinrud and UCLA’s Erynne Lee lead the individuals with both firing 7-under par for a two-round score of 147.

“I’m really proud of the level of commitment the team showed today, said head coach Michele Drinkard. “Whether it was a full shot, short game shot, they really committed and it showed. It was a long day, but the team had fun and fought hard; playing 36-holes like true ‘mudders’.”

The Rebels came out fired up and shot some great scores over the course of the first 18 holes. Abby Newton and Maria Toennessen led the way in the first round both shooting a 1-over par 72 in the first round. The duo combined for five birdies and the Rebels as a team posted 11 birdies in the first round.

“The team had so much confidence in their wedge play and it really just oozed into other parts of their games. It was great to see their offseason work start to pay off on the course,” said Drinkard.

For the first round, Ole Miss as a team carded a 6-over par 294 and closed the round sitting in ninth place just behind Baylor and ahead of Clemson.  Alison Hovatter and Taelor Rubin also carded great rounds to start, both firing a 2-over par 74, placing the pair tied for 40th place after 18. Stani Schiavone rounded out the Rebel scoring with an 8-over par 72.

“Our work with our Trackman this winter is really paying off for our team”, said head coach Michele Drinkard. “They have improved with hitting their carry yardage numbers and when a green is missed they are recovering with a short game shot. I couldn’t be happier with this first day of golf.”

Ole Miss continued its consistent and steady play in the second round and with seven birdies posted a round of 302 good enough for 12th place, sandwiched between host Tulane and Baylor. The Rebels scores went up a little from the first round with Newton and Toennessen carding 3-over par 75 to lead the squad. Rubin and Hovatter were on their heels both firing a 4-over par 76, while Schiavone lowered her opening round of 80 to a 5-over par 77.  

“We’re looking forward to getting another go at this course tomorrow. We can’t wait to see what we can do as we close out this season-opening tournament.”

The Rebels will close action at the AllState Sugar Bowl Classic on Tuesday (Feb. 25) with an 18-hole shotgun start.  Fans can follow the live scoring on GolfStat  and also on the GolfStat app available for free for both the iPhone and Android. Fans are also encouraged to use the AllState Sugar Bowl Classic Tournament Central Page.

For all Ole Miss women’s golf news and information, go to OleMissSports.com, and follow the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissWGolf and on Facebook at Ole Miss WGolf.

Team Standings

current
position

team

scoring

rounds

total
score

to par

1

2

1

2

UCLA

-14

285

277

562

2

1

Southern California

-10

285

281

566

3

18

Florida

-4

283

289

572

T4

12

Oklahoma State

+1

288

289

577

T4

9

Alabama

+1

289

288

577

6

11

Clemson

+3

295

284

579

7

44

Denver

+5

296

285

581

8

23

LSU

+8

291

293

584

9

24

Auburn

+11

296

291

587

10

4

Washington

+12

299

289

588

11

31

Tulane

+18

291

303

594

T12

47

Georgia

+20

302

294

596

T12

 

Mississippi

+20

294

302

596

14

 

Baylor

+21

291

306

597

15

34

Miss. State

+22

299

299

598

16

 

UTSA

+23

301

298

599

17

 

Texas

+25

301

300

601

 Ole Miss Individual Standings
T-44- Abby Newton, 73-75--148
T-44- Maria Toennessen, 73-75--148
T-56-Alison Hovatter, 74-76--150
T-56 Taelor Rubin, 74-76 --150
85- Stani Schiavone, 80-77 --157

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