Duke Has Nine-Stroke Lead After Second Round at 2012 ACC Women's Golf Championship

April 14, 2012

GREENSBORO, NC (theACC.com) – Duke is still in command after the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference women’s golf championship, being held Friday through Sunday, April 13-15, at Sedgefield Country Club, (Par 71, 6,224 yards), in Greensboro, N.C.

Duke has a nine-stroke lead (583, +15) heading into the final round of the championship.

The Blue Devils are led by junior Lindy Duncan (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) who shot a two-under-par 69 and after two days of play is three-under-par 139; while fellow teammate, Alejandra Cangrejo (So., Bogota, Columbia) is in second place individually with a two-day total of two-over-par 144.

"It was a challenging day," said Duke head coach Dan Brooks. "The wind was blowing sometimes not at all, sometimes a two or three-club wind and it was changing direction. I have never really seen wind like that. I have seen wind change but changing in two different ways that strongly is pretty interesting. These greens don't need to be dried out, they are already rolling really fast. It was just a very challenging day. It got under our skin as we didn't have a great day. We got a lot of help from Carolina today. We need to get better because Carolina can come back and they are a good team. We have to get better."

North Carolina held its second place finish (592, +24) and is led by senior Allie White (Lancaster, Ohio) who is four-over-par 146.

Florida State grabbed third-place honors today (602, +34), after yesterday’s tied for eighth-place finish in the first round. Maria Salinas (Sr., Lima, Peru) is the top Seminole and is tied for third place individually with a four-over par 146. Virginia and Wake Forest are tied for fourth place (603), Maryland in sixth place (609), NC State (613) seventh place, Boston College (618) in eighth place and Miami (626) in ninth place.

Live scoring, daily results and complete championship information will be available at http://bit.ly/2012ACCWGolf. Live web-streaming will be available for free on Sunday (1:30pm to conclusion of play).

Tee times Sunday will start at 8:00am. The first group includes Miami, Boston College and NC State with an 8:00am start. The second wave of Maryland, Wake Forest and Virginia will start at 8:50am and the final wave of Florida State, North Carolina and Duke will start at 9:40am.

The championship is free and open to the public.