2011 NCAA Championships - Day Three

Belles in Fourth Heading into Final Day

Results (pdf)

HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. - The #8 ranked Saint Mary's golf team is currently in fourth place after the third day of competition at the 2011 NCAA Championships after a 336 on Thursday.

Mary Kate Boyce watches her putt before it falls for par on the 15th hole.
Mary Kate Boyce watches her
putt before it falls for par on
the 15th hole.
Defending champion Methodist continues to lead the field with a cumulative score of 966. Gustavus Adolphus gained ground on the Monarchs with the best team score of the day of 323 for a 978. Illinois Wesleyan moved ahead of Saint Mary's for third place by a single stroke as the Titans hold a 991 going into Friday. The Belles, meanwhile, have a 992 going into the final round of play.

Play was suspended beginning at approximately 3:30 due to storms in the area and resumed at approximately 5:00 p.m.

NGCA 2011 Second Team All-American Mary Kate Boyce led the Belles on Thursday with an 80 to move up into a tie for ninth place individually. The senior co-captain shot par on seven of the back nine holes to finish the day with 11 even holes and a birdie for the Belles. Marin Beagley was just one shot behind Boyce with an 81 after an even round on the front nine with two birdies. Currently sitting in a tie for 14th, Beagley's second birdie of the day came on the par three eighth hole as her tee shot was less than a yard from the hole.

Doyle O'Brien had an 86 on Thursday and is tied for 31st going into the final round of play. The freshman had six pars on the back nine for eight total pars on the day. Natalie Matuszak shot an 89 for the Belles' team score of 336. She had a birdie on the par four ninth hole with five pars to hold a share of 44th. Rosie O'Connor added a 91 as the fifth player for the Belles with seven pars to be in a tie for 59th.

Saint Mary's will play the final round with DePauw and Allegheny, who are currently in fifth and sixth place, respectively. The Belles will start off of the front nine beginning at 12:30.

Team Leader Board
Course:Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort: Championship Tees     Par 73 - 5884 yards
current
position
team scoring rounds total
score
to par thru today 1 2 3
1
2 Methodist University
+90 F   +37 318 319 329 966
2
10 Gustavus Adolphus
+102 F   +31 322 333 323 978
3
11 Illinois Wesleyan
+115 F   +34 332 333 326 991
4
8 St. Mary's Coll. -IN
+116 F   +44 325 331 336 992
5
1 DePauw University
+121 F   +40 330 335 332 997
6
13 Allegheny
+126 F   +41 338 331 333 1002
7
9 Centre College
+128 F   +40 340 332 332 1004
T8
5 Williams College
+138 F   +51 331 340 343 1014
T8
6 Washington U.-St. Louis
+138 F   +35 344 343 327 1014
T10
3 Wisconsin-Eau Claire
+140 F   +37 346 341 329 1016
T10
12 Olivet College
+140 F   +48 345 331 340 1016
12
4 George Fox University
+146 F   +50 355 325 342 1022
13
26 Wartburg College
+148 F   +40 355 337 332 1024
14
16 Mary Hardin-Baylor
+169 F   +47 356 350 339 1045
15
37 Baldwin-Wallace Coll
+172 F   +58 358 340 350 1048
16
14 Texas @ Tyler
+173 F   +53 356 348 345 1049
17
34 Hanover College
+191 F   +50 370 355 342 1067
18
  North Central College
+207 F   +62 371 358 354 1083
19
42 Carroll University WI
+226 F   +63 366 381 355 1102