CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston Southern women's golf earned the No. 7 seed at the 2019 Big South Women's Golf Championships as announced by the conference office on Wednesday afternoon. The seedings are based on the teams' current GolfStat national rankings.
The Bucs make the trip to The Patriot at Grand Harbor in Ninety Six, S.C. on April 12-14 with the first round play scheduled to start on Friday morning. CSU will be one of five teams to tee off on the No. 10 hole joining No. 8 UNC Asheville and No. 9 Radford for the first two rounds.
It is CSU's first trip back to The Patriot since last season's conference championships where the Buccaneers battled their way back to finishing fourth overall. Daniela Intriago and Andriel Aimua both added top-20 finishes individually for the Bucs to help pace a trio of seniors on the course last season for Head Coach Matt Cram-Smith.
Participating Teams (11)
No. 1 Campbell, No. 2 High Point, No. 3 USC Upstate, No. 4 Winthrop, No. 5 Gardner-Webb, No. 6 Presbyterian, No. 7 Charleston Southern, No. 8 UNC Asheville, No. 9 Radford, No. 10 Longwood, No. 11 Hampton
The Patriot at Grand Harbor – Ninety Six, S.C. – Par 72 – 6,230 Yards
Tee Times and Format
Friday, April 12 – First Round – 9:25 a.m. (ET) – CSU tees off on the No. 10 Hole
Saturday, April 13 – Second Round – 9:25 a.m. (ET) – CSU tees off on the No. 1 Hole
Sunday, April 14 – Final Round – Based on Tournament Team Standings
Sunday, April 14 – 2:45 p.m.
The 2019 Big South Women's Golf Championship presented by Musco Sports Lighting is scheduled for Friday-Sunday, April 12-14 at the Patriot Golf Club in Ninety Six, S.C., with Campbell University serving as the official host. Admission is free. All 11 Big South members will compete in the 54-hole event to determine the Big South's automatic bid to the NCAA Regionals.
Freshman Ellen Hume continues to pace the Charleston Southern lineup and is one of the top players in the Big South this season. The London, England native is a three-time Big South Freshman of the Week this season and is currently tied with Campbell's Anna Svanka for the fifth-lowest stroke average at 73.20.
Senior Andriel Aimua has also been among the conference's leaders sitting tied for 14th overall in the scoring standings. She is averaging 76.65 strokes per round and was CSU's top finisher at the season-opening Cougar Classic back on September 9-11.
Sophomore Daniela Intriago has been a consistent scorer for the Bucs this year and has built off her strong campaign last season. She is third overall on CSU's roster averaging 77.82 strokes per round heading into the championships.