LSU's Madelene Sagstrom
LSU's Madelene Sagstrom
Photo by:Steve Franz, LSU Athletics Staff Photographer
Women's Golfers Advance at European Event
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Published: July 10, 2013, 02:48 PM (CT)
by Kent Lowe (@LSUkent), Sr. Associate SID

YORK, ENGLAND – Three members of the LSU women’s golf team have helped their countries to the top flight match play round after two qualifying rounds of the 2013 European Amateur Women’s Team Championship being conducted at the Fulford Golf Course.

In fact, LSU junior Madelene Sagstrom of Sweden has tied for the individual lead after two rounds at 8-under par 136. Sagstrom has posted rounds of 67 and 69 in the competition.

The Denmark team has dominated the qualifying in the play six, score five event, posting a 36-hole total of 19-under par, 31 shots ahead of second place Spain. On Wednesday, Denmark counted four 2-under rounds of 70 and an even par 72 by LSU freshman-to-be Caroline Nistrup.

Sagstrom’s Swedish team is tied for fourth with Finland at +20. Sagstrom is tied for the individual lead with Oona Vartiainen of Finland who shot 67 Wednesday after Tuesday’s 69.

Nadine Dreher, who will be a sophomore this fall for the Lady Tigers, also helped get Austria in to the match-play round, in eighth place at 29-over par. Dreher posted a 75 to count for the team on Tuesday but her 78 did not figure in the team totals Wednesday.

Denmark will face Austria in the Wednesday quarterfinals, while Sweden will face Finland in its quarterfinal match which features two foursome matches and five singles matches.


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