Crusaders Prepare For Big South Championship

Megan McCarthy

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Monday-Wednesday, April 11-13, at Big South Championship, Ninety Six, S.C., 8:00 a.m.

  • The Holy Cross women's golf team returns to the green for the 2011 Big South Championship, held from April 11-13 at the Patriot Club in Ninety Six, S.C. Winthrop will host this year's tournament as the Crusaders will tee off at 8:00 a.m. on Monday. The Patriot Club is hosting the Big South Women's Golf Championship for the fifth time, as the course hosted the event in 2005, 2008, 2009 and 2010. The 2011 Big South Women's Golf Championship begins this weekend with a practice round on Sunday, April 10. The event is a three-day, 54-hole venture.
  • Holy Cross was given the No. 8 seed as released by the conference on Monday, April 4. Coastal Carolina University secured the No. 1 seed. Bucknell is ranked No. 144 in the nation by Golfweek and receives the No. 2 seed. Gardner-Webb is the No. 3 seed with its ranking of 162, while Radford earns the No. 4 seed with its national ranking of No. 172. Host Winthrop, ranked No. 189, will be the No. 5 seed in the championship, with defending champion Charleston Southern (196), receiving the No. 6 seed. High Point receives the No. 7 seed (No. 212) and associate member Holy Cross (No. 8 – 245) rounds out the official championship field.
  • Junior Ellie Deluca (New Canaan, Conn.) finished with a three-round score of 247, as the Holy Cross women's golf team took eighth place at the 2010 Big South Conference Championship. Deluca shot an 83 on the third and final day of play to finish in 36th place as an individual. The Crusaders finished the competition with a total of 1,024 strokes as Charleston Southern claimed the team title with 881 strokes.