Hurricane Sandy Shortens Round Two At Landfall Tradition

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Haley Sanders (Joshua McCoy)
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Oct. 27, 2012

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WILMINGTON, NC – After the completion of 9-11 holes at the Landfall Tradition, rain and wind from Hurricane Sandy got the best of the women’s golf tournament as play was suspended for the day.

“Rounds like today in the high wind and rain from Hurricane Sandy build character,” head coach Michele Drinkard said. “You have to simplify and be committed to every shot and we were today.  I am proud of our team.  We definitely had the best energy and attitude on the golf course. Tomorrow is a new round and we look forward to the opportunity to play in tough conditions again, it makes us better.”

As a team, Ole Miss carded an 11-over today and moved up one place in the standings, as the team sits in 14th place out of the 17-team field. Lindsey Weaver of Notre Dame leads the field with a 3-under 69 while as a team, Duke leads the tournament with a 7-over.

After playing 11 holes today, Taelor Rubin carded a 1-over 73 while Haley Sanders turned in a 2-over 75 on 10 holes.

Abby Newton carded a 3-over 75 on 11 holes while Ericka Schneider turned in a 5-over 77 on nine holes. Alison Hovatter carded a 6-over 78 on 11 holes. Kathryn Fowler, who is competing as an individual, turned in a 3-over 75.

Play is tentatively scheduled to continue tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. CT. Follow the Ole Miss women’s golf team on Twitter @OleMissWGolf and on Facebook at Facebook.com/OleMissWGolf.

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