Elliott’s Career-Low Round Highlights Day One of Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Spring Classic

Elliott’s Career-Low Round Highlights Day One of Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Spring Classic

Kiawah Island, S.C. – Kathryn Elliott recorded a career-low round on Sunday and tied with Pan Paksanont for the lowest score of the day as the USC Upstate women's golf team opened play at the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Spring Classic from the par 72, 5964-yard Osprey Point Golf Club.

USC Upstate currently sits in 16th place out of 49 teams after shooting an opening round 301.

Coastal Carolina leads the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Spring Classic by two strokes over Delaware at 2-under par 286. Lehigh's Reagan Jahn sits atop the individual leaderboard by one stroke at 4-under 68.

A LOOK AT THE SCORECARD

  • A total of six strokes separates the Spartans from Jacksonville State and Western Carolina who are currently tied for 10th place.
  • Elliott's first round 73 breaks her previous career-low round of 78 carded during the second round of the Terrier Intercollegiate.
  • Elliott and Paksanont, who also contributed an opening round 73, lead USC Upstate individually in a tie for 36th place at 1-over par.
  • Brooke Hutto sits tied for 73rd place at 3-over 75.
  • Anna Chanthaphaeng (80) and Beem Pabsimma (84) round out the individual leaderboard for the Spartans. Chanthaphaeng is tied for 163rd place while Pabsimma currently sits tied for 207th position.
  • USC Upstate is currently tied for second among the tournament field in par 3 scoring at 2-over with a 3.10 stroke average.
  • The Spartans also compiled a 4.34 stroke average in par 4 scoring, 5.30 stroke average in par 5 scoring and 48 pars.
  • USC Upstate is tied for sixth place with 13 birdies.
  • Hutto currently sits in a tie for first place in par 3 scoring at 1-under par and a 2.75 stroke average.
  • Hutto also leads the team in par 5 scoring (-1, 4.75 stroke average) and is tied with Elliott for the team-lead in birdies (4).
  • Elliott is tied for third at the tournament in par 4 scoring at 2-under with a 3.80 stroke average.
  • Paksanont has a team-leading even-par, 5.00 stroke average in par 5 scoring and 13 pars.
  • Paksanont and Pabsimma have each collected two birdies while Chanthaphaeng adds one.

TEAM LEADERBOARD

  • 1st Coastal Carolina 286
  • 2nd Delaware 288
  • T-3rd Tulsa 290
  • T-3rd Stetson 290
  • T-5th South Florida 291
  • T-5th College of Charleston (B) 291
  • T-7th North Florida 293
  • T-7th Youngstown State 293
  • 9th UNC Greensboro 294
  • T-10th Jacksonville State 295
  • T-10th Western Carolina 295
  • T-12th College of Charleston 296
  • T-12th High Point 296
  • 14th Bethune-Cookman 298
  • 15th Quinnipiac 299
  • 16th USC Upstate 301
  • 17th SCAD-Savannah 302
  • T-18th Navy 303
  • T-18th Elon 303
  • T-20th Boston 304
  • T-20th Georgia Southern 304
  • T-22nd Wyoming 305
  • T-22nd Wyoming 305
  • T-24th Lipscomb 306
  • T-24th Charleston Southern 306
  • T-24th Lehigh 306
  • 27th UNC Asheville 307
  • 28th Murray State 308
  • T-29th Presbyterian 309
  • T-29th Omaha 309
  • T-29th Richmond 309
  • T-29th UT Arlington 309
  • 33rd Tennessee Tech 310
  • T-34th Fairleigh Dickinson 311
  • T-34th South Dakota 311
  • T-36th IUPUI 313
  • T-36th Butler 313
  • 38th Indiana State 315
  • T-39th Towson 320
  • T-39th Longwood 320
  • 41st Sacred Heart 322
  • 42nd Bucknell 323
  • 43rd Dayton 326
  • 44th William & Mary 328
  • 45th North Alabama 333
  • 46th Hofstra 343
  • 47th Fairfield 344
  • 48th Hampton 347
  • 49th Monmouth 362

USC UPSTATE PARTICIPANTS

UP NEXT

  • The second round of the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Spring Classic will tee off at 8:30 a.m. on Monday morning. The Spartans are teeing off on the par 72, 5941-yard Oak Point Golf Club.

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