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Women's Golf finishes ninth at Low Country Invitational

Women's Golf finishes ninth at Low Country Invitational

BLUFFTON, S.C. --- The Tusculum University duo of Jennifer Keim and Yen Xuan Ong each carded final round scores of 77 as the TU women's golf team finished ninth at the Low Country Invitational. The two-day, 36-hole tournament was held at the Crescent Pointe Golf Club and hosted by Wingate University.

The Pioneers improved by five strokes from Monday's opening round with a 318 on Tuesday to finish with 641 in the 14-team tournament field.

Keim was the top finisher for the Black & Orange as she tied for 33rd place with 82-77=159.  Ong was one shot off Keim's pace with 83-77=160 as she tied for 38thOlivia Cunningham shot 80-81=161 to place 41st, while Hannah Brown (80-83=163) and Taylor Gransen (81-83=164) finished 43rd and 50th, respectively.

NCAA Division I Eastern Michigan was the team champion with a two-day score of 585, winning by 15 strokes over runner-up Wingate (600).  Western Michigan was third with 603, followed by Grand Valley State (605), Montevallo (613), Lenoir-Rhyne (626), Carson-Newman (630), Young Harris (640), Tusculum (641), Lander (648), Converse (664), Queens (665), Newberry (667) and Wingate B (669).

Eastern Michigan had the top-three individual finishers led by tournament medalist Preaw Sripatrprasite, who posted back-to-back rounds of 72-72=144, winning by one-shot over teammate Julia Stevenson (74-71=145).  EMU's Maria Connelly was third with 76-71=147, while Wingate's Mind Puangcharoen (71-77=148) and Western Michigan's Alissa Fish (75-73=148) both tied for fourth place to comprise the All-Tournament Team.

Tusculum returns to action Mar. 9-10 as the travel to Wilson, North Carolina for the Barton Invitational at the Wilson Country Club.

 

Team Scores

Pl

Team

1st

2nd

TOT

1

Eastern Michigan

298

287

585

2

Wingate

297

303

600

3

Western Michigan

299

304

603

4

Grand Valley State

312

295

605

5

Montevallo

297

316

613

6

Lenoir-Rhyne

320

306

626

7

Carson-Newman

315

315

630

8

Young Harris

325

315

640

9

TUSCULUM

323

318

641

10

Lander

337

311

648

11

Converse

341

323

664

12

Queens

344

321

665

13

Newberry

337

330

667

14

Wingate B

330

339

669

 

Tusculum Individual Scorers

Pl

Players

1st

2nd

TOT

T33

Jennifer Keim

82

77

159

T38

Yen Xuan Ong

83

77

160

41

Olivia Cunningham

80

81

161

T43

Hannah Brown

80

83

163

T50

Taylor Gransen

81

83

164

 

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