CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. --- The Chattanooga Mocs women's golf team may be off for the summer, but it is certainly not away from the course. Here is an update on the ladies' play since departing for home in May:
Marion Duvernay posts two top 10's
Rising junior Marion Duvernay (Publier, France) captured two top 10's since returning home following the NCAA East Regional. It started with a tie for seventh at the Leman Championship in Switzerland. More recently, she ended up third in the Coupe Cachard in France. Played at the GP of St. Cloud, Duvernay overcame an opening round 82 to shoot three-under par the final 36 holes.
Her second round 68 (-3) was the round of the tournament. She closed with a level-par 71. Duvernay was 12 shots off the lead tied for 17th after 18 holes and closed to within six at the end for third.
Mette Kryger has two top 10's as well in
Rising sophomore Mette Kryger (Nivaa, Denmark) has been active in her homeland of Denmark. She has played three times since completing her freshman season at the NCAA East Regional.
Kryger has two seventh-place finishes and a 12th in her three starts. Her seventh-place endings came at the Team Rudersdal Ladies Open at Fureso Golf Club in Birkerod and the Wiibroe Cup at Helsingor Golf Club in Helsingor. Those two events sandwiched her 12th-place finish at the Danish Golf Union's Elite Tour Damer II.
Emily McLennan joins the Mocs in August
Incoming freshman Emily McLennan (Queensland, Australia) wound up 12th in her latest tournament, the South Pacific Masters. The event was played at Surfers Paradise Golf Club in Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia.
It was ninth event of 2012 for the junior with only one of the nine being a junior event. She has acquitted herself quite well against the continent's top amateurs. She finished tied for 15th at the prestigious Riversdale Women's Cup (Feb.) and 14th at the Victorian Women's Stroke Play Championship.
Emma de Groot is on the Symetra Pro Tour
Former Mocs star Emma de Groot (Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia) is in her first year of professional golf on the Symetra Tour (LPGA Futures Tour). She is one of 60 rookies on the tour, one of 12 with A-3 status. She is currently 18th in the Rookie of the Year race.
UTC fans can follow her progress on the Tour's official website (http://symetratour.com/default_new.aspx). The next event is the Island Resort Championship this weekend at Sweetgrass Golf Club in Harris, Mich.
Here is a link to a video on Emma as a featured rookie on tour: http://www.lpgafuturestour.com/content_1.aspx?pid=30689&mid=2
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