Edisto Island, S.C. – Beem Pabsimma recorded the two lowest rounds of her career on Sunday, 71 and 68, and is tied for fourth place to lead the USC Upstate women's golf team on day one of the Edisto Island Invitational from the par 71, 5902-yard The Plantation Course at Edisto.
USC Upstate posted rounds of 304 and 301 on day one to sit in 11th place with a combined score of 605.
North Florida leads the Edisto Island Invitational by one stroke over second place Xavier at 2-over 570. Thitaree Sakulbunpanich of Delaware sits atop the individual leaderboard by one stroke at 8-under par 134.
A LOOK AT THE SCORECARD
- Pabsimma had rounds of 71 and 68, the two lowest of her career, to turn in the top individual performance for the Spartans on day one sitting in a tie for fourth place at 3-under 139 (71-68).
- Her previous career-low round of 72 came on the final day of the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Spring Classic.
- Pan Paksanont was the second-best performer for USC Upstate on Sunday shooting a 149 (74-75) and is currently tied for 29th.
- Anna Chanthaphaeng sits tied for 55th position with a combined score of 158 (79-79).
- Brooke Hutto is tied for 61st after shooting a total score of 160 (81-79).
- Caroline Heustess rounds out the individual leaderboard for the Spartans tied for 73rd place at 164 (80-84).
- The Spartans finished the day with a 3.23 stroke average in par 3 scoring, 4.31 stroke average in par 4 scoring and 5.57 stroke average in par 5 scoring.
- USC Upstate also registered 101 pars and 18 birdies.
- Chanthaphaeng leads the Spartans in par 3 scoring at even-par with a 3.00 stroke average.
- Pabsimma has a team-best 3-under par, 3.86 stroke average in par 4 scoring and 1-under, 4.83 stroke average in par 5 scoring.
- Pabsimma ranks second among the tournament field in par 4 scoring and tied for third in birdies (9). The freshman made eight of her nine birdies over the final 20 holes.
- Paksanont has compiled a team-high 25 pars.
- Chanthaphaeng and Paksanont have contributed three birdies apiece while Heustess adds two and Hutto one.
- 1st North Florida 284-286=570
- 2nd Xavier 288-283=571
- 3rd Delaware 296-278=574
- 4th Seton Hall 297-278=575
- 5th College of Charleston 297-282=579
- 6th James Madison 296-298=594
- 7th College of Charleston 306-290=596
- 8th Bethune-Cookman 303-295=598
- T-9th Elon 301-298=599
- T-9th Presbyterian 300-299=599
- 11th USC Upstate 304-301=605
- 12th Charleston Southern 298-312=610
- T-13th William & Mary 321-309=630
- T-13th Morehead State 312-318=630
- 15th Western Carolina 315-327=642
- 16th The Citadel 336-330=666
USC UPSTATE PARTICIPANTS
- T-4th Beem Pabsimma 71-68=139
- T-29th Pan Paksanont 74-75=149
- T-55th Anna Chanthaphaeng 79-79=158
- T-61st Brooke Hutto 81-79=160
- T-73rd Caroline Heustess 80-84=164
- The final round of the Edisto Island Invitational will tee off at 9 a.m. on Monday morning.
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