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Rancourt Guides Furman Into First Place In Round Two At Pat Bradley Women's Golf Championship

Rancourt Guides Furman Into First Place In Round Two At Pat Bradley Women's Golf Championship

Oct. 26, 2009

Fort Myers, Fla. -- Freshman Alexa Rancourt (70-71=141) notched 11 birdies over 36 holes on Monday to grab third place and help Furman (290-288=578) into the lead after two rounds at the 32nd annual Pat Bradley Women’s Golf Championship at the par-72 Pelican Preserve Golf and Country Club in Fort Myers, Fla.

The Paladins hold a two-stroke advantage over UCF (292-288=580) and three-stroke lead over the University of South Florida (290-291=581) through two rounds. Host Florida International (284-298=582) and Stetson (292-297=589) rounded out the top five in fourth and fifth place, respectively.

Rancourt, a native of Portland, Maine, began Monday with seven birdies to notch a two-under par 70 in the opening round. In round two on Monday afternoon, she birdied four holes to shoot 71. The freshman trails tournament leader Shena Yang (68-68=136) of the USF by five strokes and second place Valentina Fontaine (69-71=140) of UCF by one stroke with 18 holes left to play.

Furman junior Stefanie Kenoyer (71-72=143) played the first 36 holes at one-under 143 to share sixth place while fellow junior Jackie Hilea (75-70=145) used a second round 70 to move into a tie for 12th place.

Full results and statistics from the first two rounds of the Pat Bradley Women’s Golf Championship are available at www.golfstat.com.

Final round play in the 54-hole tournament is set to begin with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

1 Furman 290 288 578

3 Alexa Rancourt 70 71 141

T6 Stefanie Kenoyer 71 72 143

T12 Jackie Hilea 75 70 145

T23 Liz Wendt 74 75 149

T54 Laura Wearn 78 77 155