WILMINGTON, N.C. (July 16, 2014) –– The 24-golfer Carolinas team posted a wire-to-wire 26-point victory (67-41) over their Virginias counterparts to win the 58th Virginias-Carolinas Women’s Team Matches, which concluded today at Porter’s Neck Country Club.
Carolinas, owners of a 15-point lead entering the final day of the event, won closing day modified four-ball matches by 11 points (23½-12½). Carolinas notched eight wins in 12 encounters on day three. In the format, three points are available per match; a point is scored for winning the outward half, the inward nine and the overall match.
Carolinas received six shutouts and the accompanying three points from the following tandems: Lea Anne Brown (Mount Pleasant, S.C.)-Anne Washington (Myrtle Beach, S.C.), Hayley Hammond (Mooresville, N.C.)-Mallory Hetzel (Waynesville, N.C.), Amanda D’Ostroph (Whispering Pines, N.C.)-Savannah Hallman (Mount Pleasant, S.C.), Patty Moore (Charlotte, N.C.)-Karen Ferree (Hilton Head, S.C.), Kathryn Miranda (Lexington, S.C.)-Elizabeth Thompson (Charleston, S.C.) and Karli Heimbecker (Sanford, N.C.)-Emily Stinson (Charlotte, N.C.).
Virginias posted a trio of 3-0 blankings from the combinations of northern Virginians Kristine Rohrbaugh (Reston, Va.)-Lauren Greenlief (Oakton, Va.) as well as Alexandra Austin (Burke, Va.)-Hannah Pierce (King George, Va.)
Carolinas also received a win and two and a half points from the team of Susan Beaupied (Raleigh, N.C.)-Leigh Coulter (Hopkins, S.C.) and a victory and two points from Ashley Thompson (Clyde, N.C.)-Julie Streng (Greensboro, N.C.). Virginians Cindy Morris (Portsmouth, Va.)-Susan Podolsky (Alexandria, Va.) registered a win and two points.
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