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Women's Golf Has Record-Setting Day at Conference USA Championship




April 22, 2014

Gulf Shores, Ala. - The Southern Miss women's golf team had a record-setting day during the second round of the 2014 Conference USA Championship, which is being played at the par 72, 6,145-yard Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club.

The Lady Eagles, who are in seventh-place, shot a 10-over par 298, the lowest round Southern Miss has ever shot at the Championship. It is also the 10th lowest round in team history. Their 36-hole score of 606 is the lowest for Southern Miss in Championship history, by four shots.

Freshman Devon Spriddle is tied for sixth-place at one-over par after firing a career-best 72. The round ties Southern Miss' lowest round in the C-USA Championship with three other players and is just the third round of par or better in the Championship. It is also Spriddle's first career round of par or better. Her 36-hole score of 145 is the school's lowest at the Championship and is the 10th lowest in school history.

Senior Brandi Rodriguez shot a 74 to sit in a 36th-place tie at nine-over par. Sophomore Juliana Herrera carded a 75 to sit 10-over par in a tie for 38th-place.

Senior Lauren Judson is tied for 42nd-place at 11-over par after carding a 77 and senior Kaylee Random shot a 79 to sit 13-over par in 51st-place.

Tulane leads the tournament at four-under par, six shots in front of UTSA. UTSA's Fabiola Arriaga holds a three-shot lead over Tulane's Gemma Dryburgh for individual medalist honors.

The final round begins tomorrow at 7:50 a.m. CT, with the Lady Eagles teeing off at 9:10 a.m. CT. Fans can follow all the action live at www.golfstat.com.

7 Southern Miss 308-298/606 +30
T6 Devon Spriddle 73-72/145 +1
T36 Brandi Rodriguez 79-74/153 +9
T38 Juliana Herrera 79-75/154 +10
T42 Lauren Judson 78-77/155 +11
51 Keylee Random 78-79/157 +13
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