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Sophomore Amanda Fairweather carded her team's top score on Friday with an 83 in the opening round of the LPGA Xavier International.
UND wraps up round one play at LPGA Xavier Int'l
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Updated: Monday 10/12/2012 15:10:36 (ET)
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Daytona Beach, Fla. - The North Dakota women's golf team played at the home of the Ladies Professional Golf Association on Friday and the Par-72, 6,178-yard layout proved to be a daunting one for the Green and White. Sophomore Amanda Fairweather (Maple Valley, Wash.) turned in the top score of the day for UND with an 83 (+11) and is tied for 44th overall.

The top of the field is tightly bunched as Florida Gulf Coast (310, +22) leads host Xavier (311, +23) by a stroke. The top eight teams in the 14-team field are only separated by eight strokes.

The only familiar foe in the field for UND is southern neighbor South Dakota State. The Jackrabbits are in 12th (341, +53), while UND is in 14th (355, +67). 

Senior captain Robin Hutchinson was three strokes off the pace set by Fairweather after carding an 86 (+14). Hutchinson is tied for 58th.

Round two of the 54-hole event will be played on Saturday.

Team Scores (Top 5)
1. Florida Gulf Coast (310, +22)
2. Xavier (311, +23)
t3. Old Dominion (312, +24)
t3. Mercer (312, +24)
5. Bethune-Cookman (315, +27)    
14. North Dakota (355, +67)

UND Individuals
t44. Amanda Fairweather (83, +11)
t58. Robin Hutchinson (86, +14)
t65. Abbie Mozzetti (90, +18)
71. Shantel Montgomery (95, +23)
75. Megan Grozdanich (106, +34)

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