Sarabia Leads Miami on Day Two at ACC Championships

Sarabia Leads Miami on Day Two at ACC Championships

April 17, 2010

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Sophomore Begona Sarabia shot a four-over par 75 and currently is tied for 25th to lead the University of Miami on the second day at the Atlantic Coast Conference Championships Saturday at the Sedgefield Country Club.


Wake Forest (571) continues to lead after 36 holes posting a 285 in the second. The Demon Deacons sit three-over par for the championship, which is 15 strokes better than Virginia and Duke who are both tied for second at 18-over par 586. North Carolina (593) posted the second-best score of the day with a 291 to move into fourth. Florida State (599) finishes out the top five. Miami is eighth with a two-day total of 642.


Wake Forest’s Michelle Shin (140) and Cheyenne Woods (140) lead the field after each firing one-under 70 on Saturday.


Sarabia posted a three-over par 38 on the front nine. She shot one-over par 37 on the back nine and made par on 14 of the 18 holes.


Junior Christina Hirano had Miami’s second best score of the day at nine-over par 80. She had a pair of birdies on holes 3 and 5. Junior Maria Ronderos shot 82 while freshmen Shelby Gilbert posted an 87 and Melanie Kleiner shot 92.


The 54-hole tournament concludes with the final round on Sunday at the par-71, 6,355-yard course. The Hurricanes are paired with NC State and Boston College during Sunday’s final round which will tee off at 8:30 a.m.

Live scoring of the tournament will be on will broadcast a free webcast of the championship with coverage of the No. 17 and No. 18 holes. The broadcast is slated to begin at approximately 1 p.m. Sunday.


Day One Results

1. Wake Forest                     286-285=571 (+3)

T2. Duke                                288-298=586 (+18)

T2. Virginia                           288-298=586 (+18)

4. North Carolina                 302-291=593 (+25)

5. Florida State                     301-298=599 (+31)

6. Maryland                           299-305=604 (+36)

7. NC State                           301-304=605 (+37)

8. Miami                                318-324=642 (+74)

9. Boston College              324-323=647 (+79)


Individual Results

T27 Begona Sarabia          80-75-155 (+13)

T36 Christina Hirano          81-80=161 (+19)

T39 Shelby Gilbert              76-87=163 (+21)

T39 Maria Ronderos           81-82=163 (+21)

45 Melanie Kleiner              89-92=181 (+39)