UTC Women Golfers Travel To Central District Invitational

Friday, February 15, 2013
The spring golf season is upon us as the Chattanooga Mocs women’s golf team looks to build upon its fall momentum. The last time out, UTC claimed the team title at the Lady Paladin Invitational with junior Marion Duvernay (Publier, France) capturing medalist honors.

The opener is the Central District Invitational in Parrish, Fla. Michigan State hosts the event at the par 72, 6,218-yard River Wilderness Golf Club. Twelve teams invade for two days with 36 holes on Monday, February 18, and a final 18 on Tuesday.

There are three top 25 teams awaiting the Mocs. No. 13 Vanderbilt, No. 12 Michigan State and No. 25 Iowa State are there along with No. 27 Denver and No. 31 SMU. Defending champ TCU is back as well.

The Chattanooga lineup features Duvernay and fellow junior Jordan Britt (Chattanooga, Tenn.), sophomores Porsche Campbell (Vancouver, Canada) and Mette Kryger (Nivaa, Denmark) and freshman Emily McLennan (Queensland, Australia). Tee times have not been assigned at press time. Live scoring is linked above and on the women’s golf schedule page on GoMocs.com. Follow @UTCmocsGolf on Twitter for updates from the course.

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