April 17, 2018
Women's Golf Slides Up For Ninth-Place Finish at SAC Championships
ELGIN, S.C. -- Catawba took ninth at the South Atlantic Conference Women’s Golf Championships which concluded on Tuesday. The three-day tournament was played at the 5,830-yard, par-72 Members Club at Woodcreek.
The Catawba Indians had its best day of the three rounds on Tuesday as the team posted a 325 total. That score moved Catawba up one spot, finishing with a 1001 score which was five shots better than Newberry. Mars Hill was a distant 11th.
Wingate cruised to the win, shooting the lowest score each round. The Bulldogs score of 940 was 26 shots better than runner up Queens. Lenoir-Rhyne was another eight shots back in third.
310 with a 316 on Monday which was eight shots better than any other team. Wingate’s total of 628 leads both Anderson and Tusculum, who have posted 647 scores.
Wingate’s Warissa Puangcharoen and Cameron Smith, of Queens, entered the final round tied. Puangcharoen edged Smith by a single shot with a 78 in the final round to take medalist honors. She overcame a two-stroke penalty in the opening round to win.
Kaley Barts had the best finish for Catawba. Her 245 total put her in 23rd. Jaime Cassell rebounded from an opening-round 90 to finish 36th, shooting a 79 in Tuesday’s final round.
1. Wingate 310-316-312=940
2. Queens 323-326-315=966
3. Lenoir-Rhyne 327-334-313=974
4. Lincoln Memorial 323-334-318=975
5t. Carson-Newman 330-328-318=976
5t. Anderson 317-330-329=976
7. Tusculum 316-331-330=977
8. Coker 330-324-327=981
9. CATAWBA 338-338-325=1001
10. Newberry 333-340-333=1006
11. Mars Hill 379-374-358=1111
23. Kaley Barts, 80-87-78=245
36. Jaime Cassell, 90-84-79=253
39. Victoria Hedrick, 85-83-87=255
44. Madison Moore, 84-84-92=260
47. Sarah Coltrane, 89-91-81=261
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