No. 17 Women’s Golf Uses Second Round Push to Finish Sixth at General’s Invite

No. 17 Women’s Golf Uses Second Round Push to Finish Sixth at General’s Invite

Results

LEXINGTON, Va. - The 17th-ranked Sewanee women's golf team used a 308 final round to finish in sixth place at the General's Invitational at the Lexington Golf and Country Club. 

INSIDE THE TOURNAMENT
Sewanee Women's Golf: Finished 6th out of 11 teams (625 | 317-308)
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TEAM LEADERBOARD
1. No. 7 New York University (599 | 302-297)
2. No. 16 Carnegie Mellon (604 | 300-304)
3. No. 12 Methodist (619 | 314-305)
4. No. 15 Washington & Lee (622 | 312-310)
5. Oglethorpe (624 | 310-314)
6. No. 17 Sewanee (625 | 317-308)
7. Christopher Newport (630 | 313-317)
8. No. 24 Huntingdon (634 | 312-322)
9. Piedmont (636 | 314-322)
10. Methodist (B) (660 | 326-334)
11. Bridgewater (675 | 336-339)

TOP PERFORMANCES
-After a 317 score and a ninth-place finish for the Tigers in the opening round, Sewanee rebounded by firing the fourth-lowest score in the final round, carding a 308.

-Mary Elizabeth Benton finished with back-to-back 77 scores for a total of 154 in the 36-hole event for a tie for 13th out of 65 participants.

-Meghan Symonds carded a 157 (79-78) for a tie for 26th place.

-Sophie Morrill (86-75) and Caroline Cole (83-78) each scored a 161 in the two-round tournament.

-Other finishes include: Natalie Javadi (164 | 78-86), Sarah Battye (169 | 85-84) and Ella Slade (174 | 84-90).

-Of the 10 teams participating, all but one, Christopher Newport, are either ranked or receiving votes in the latest Women's Golf Coaches Association's (WGCA) latest coaches poll.

-No. 7 New York University scored a 599 (302-297) to win the event.

-NYU's Arisa Kimura, who fired a 75 and in 10th place after 18 holes, scored a tournament-low 69 in the final round to win the event by two strokes (144).

UP NEXT
Sewanee will wrap up the fall schedule with the Golfweek Division III Fall Invitational in Miramar Beach, Fla. The three-round event begins Sunday.

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