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Wildcats Remain in 15th After Day Two of Lady Tar Heel Invite

  • CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Kentucky sophomore Elizabeth Dotson (White Bluff, Tenn.) shot a second-round 74 Saturday at the Finley Golf Course to lead the Wildcats, but the UK women’s golf team remains in 15th place after 36 holes at the Lady Tar Heel Invitational. As a team the Wildcats carded a second-round 302 to bring their two-round total to 625 (323-302).

    Dotson currently is in a tie for 37th place with senior Ali Kicklighter (DeLand, Fla.), who shot a 79 on the day. The two each have carded two-round totals of 154.

    No. 1 Duke, which captured last season’s event, continues to top the leaderboard with a six-over-par 582 (294-288) after shooting an even-par 288 in the second round. No. 13 Auburn shot a tournament-low 286 in the second round and currently is in second place with a 586 (300-286).

    Texas A&M golfer Ashley Knoll fired a tournament-low seven-under-par 65 in the second round Saturday and currently holds the individual lead with an eight-under-par 136 (71-65). Knoll set a new Lady Tar Heel Invitational and Finley Golf Course record for women with her second-round 65. Auburn golfer Maria Martinez, the defending Lady Tar Heel Invite individual champion, is in second with a three-under-par 141 (71-70) over the two rounds.

    Kentucky senior Erin Faulkner (Bowling Green, Ky.) carded a 77 on the day and currently is in a tie for 67th place with a two-round total of 159 (82-77). Junior Emily Culbertson (Crestview Hills, Ky.) and sophomore Beth Felts (Chattanooga, Tenn.) are both in a tie for 80th place at the tournament with two-round 162s. Culbertson fired a 76 on the day, while Felts shot a 75.

    Play in the Lady Tar Heel Invite continues at 9:30 a.m. Sunday with the final 18 holes of the event. Complete results and recaps will be available at ukathletics.com.

     Team Results: Place Team Round 1 Round 2 Total Relation to Par 1 Duke 294 288 582 +6 2 Auburn 300 286 586 +10 3 Vanderbilt 300 291 591 +15 4 Wake Forest 302 293 595 +19 5 Texas A&M 305 293 598 +22 6 Virginia 300 303 603 +27 7 Ohio State 309 296 605 +29 T8 Louisiana State 316 298 614 +38 T8 North Carolina 316 298 614 +38 10 Florida State 315 300 615 +39 11 N.C. State 305 311 616 +40 12 Tulsa 312 305 617 +41 13 Texas 307 312 619 +43 14 Oklahoma State 328 293 621 +45 15 Kentucky 323 302 625 +49 T16 Tennessee 321 307 628 +52 T16 South Carolina 325 303 628 +52 18 UNC (Blue Squad)342 326 668 +92 

    Kentucky Individual Results: Place Name Round 1 Round 2 Total Relation to Par T37 Elizabeth Dotson 80 74 154 +10 T37 Ali Kicklighter 75 79 154 +10 T67 Erin Faulkner 82 77 159 +15 T80 Emily Culbertson 86 76 162 +18 T80 Beth Felts 87 75 162 +18


     

     

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