Women's Golf Moves up a Spot Finishes 12th at Kiawah Island Intercollegiate

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – As a team the Anderson women’s golf team sliced 18 strokes off Saturday’s opening round to finish 12th at the ninth annual Tusculum/Kiawah Island Intercollegiate, hosted by Tusculum College at the par 72, 5,800-yard Cougar Point Golf Club.

Sophomore Lindsay Parks (86-79) carded a final-round seven-over par 79 to move up eight spots to finish 47th, while rookie Katie Eskew (85-81) improved by four strokes to tie for 48th.

Junior Laura Buyers (89-81) led the charge for AU, trimming eight shots off her first-round 89 to claim a share of 54th. Fellow junior Kalyn Johnson (90-84) cut six strokes from Saturday’s round and finished 61st, while senior Hayley Parks (83-97) shared the 69th spot. 

Florida Southern rallied from nine strokes back to win the event. The Mocs, the second-ranked team in NCAA Division II posted the lowest team score in the final round with 300 to finish with a two-day total of 605, edging runner-up Rollins (No. 17 in NCAA II) by a stroke (296-310=606).

The Florida Southern duo of Emily Flanigan and Melanie Audette paced the final round rally as each carded 73.  Flanigan and Audette also finished tied for first place with UNC Pembroke’s Megan Moore at 147.  Moore captured medalist honors on a scorecard playoff as she posted a two-day 75-72=147.

Rollins’ Joanne Coe and Brianna Seo also earned spots on the All-Tournament Team as they tied for fourth place at 148.  Columbus State’s Kimesha Anthony also finished with 148, but Coe and Seo won the tie-break on a scorecard playoff.

Belmont Abbey finished third with 617, followed by No. 15 UNC Pembroke (617), No. 16 Barry (619), No. 11 Savannah College of Art & Design (630), Armstrong Atlantic State (631), Lynn (640), Lincoln Memorial (649), Columbus State (651) and Mount Olive (651) to round out the top 10. Tournament host Tusculum made the biggest improvement of the field posting a final round 324 to shave 21 shots off its opening round to shoot 669 and finish 13th.  Wingate was 14th with 676, followed by Lenoir-Rhyne (679), Queens University of Charlotte (680) and Coker (762).

Florida Southern, who is the only multi-time winner in the nine-year history of this event, recorded its third Tusculum/Kiawah Island Intercollegiate title (2008, 2009, 2011).
 
The 17-team field included five colleges and universities that are currently nationally ranked in the National Golf Coaches Association’s Division II Top 25.

The Trojans have a break of three weeks before competing at the Ann Rhoads/Birmingham Southern Shootout.


Team Results
Pl. Team Scores Par
1  Florida Southern  305-300--605  +29
2  Rollins  296-310--606  +30
3  Belmont Abbey  312-304--616  +40
4  UNC Pembroke  307-310--617  +41
5  Barry 309-310--619  +43
6  Savannah College of Art & Design  314-316--630  +54
7  Armstrong Atlantic State 316-315--631  +55
8  Lynn 322-318--640  +64
9  Lincoln Memorial  324-325--649  +73
10  Columbus St.  324-327--651  +75
 Mount Olive  331-320--651  +75
12  Anderson 343-325--668  +92
13  Tusculum  345-324--669  +93
14  Wingate  340-336--676  +100
15  Lenoir-Rhyne  345-334--679  +103
16  Queens University of Charlotte  346-334--680  +104
17  Coker 377-385--762  +186

Individual Results
# - Medalist in scorecard playoff
% - All-Tournament in scorecard playoff
+ - All-Tournament Team
Pl. Player School Score
1 Meghan Moore#+  UNC Pembroke  75-72--147  +3
  Emily Flanigan+  Florida Southern  74-73--147  +3
 Melanie Audette+  Florida Southern  74-73--147  +3
4  Joanne Coe%+  Rollins  69-79--148  +4
 Brianna Seo%+ Rollins  74-74--148  +4
 Kimesha Anthony  Columbus St.  71-77--148  +4
7  Elizabeth Over  Barry 73-76--149  +5
 Andrea Perez  SCAD  77-72--149  +5
9  Melissa Siviter  Belmont Abbey  78-72--150  +6
10  Ellen Chambers  Lynn 77-74--151  +7
 Valentina Urquiola  Mount Olive  74-77--151  +7
12  Meagan Wallace  Belmont Abbey  79-73--152  +8
 Rebecca Goldman  Armstrong Atlantic  73-79--152  +8
14  Ashley Denton  Wingate  76-77--153  +9
 Isadora Stapff  Barry 76-77--153  +9
 Taylor Babcock  Barry 78-75--153  +9
17  Emelie Andersson  Mount Olive  78-76--154  +10
 Michele Low  Belmont Abbey  77-77--154  +10
 Cecilia Kleinert  Rollins  75-79--154  +10
20  Nikki Crowley  Columbus St.  77-79--156  +12
 Fabia Rothenfluh  Rollins  78-78--156  +12
 Shauna Walor  UNC Pembroke  79-77--156  +12
 Silvie Dittertova  Florida Southern  77-79--156  +12
 Kelly Pearce  Armstrong Atlantic  82-74--156  +12
25  Barbora Vejlupkova  Florida Southern  80-78--158  +14
 Brittany McCown  Lincoln Memorial  79-79--158  +14
 Nikki Stewart  SCAD  77-81--158  +14
 Marianne Andersson  Florida Southern  82-76--158  +14
 Katja Dammann  UNC Pembroke  78-80--158  +14
30  Mary-Michael Burns  SCAD  81-78--159  +15

 Thalia Baigorria  Lynn 78-81--159  +15
 Emily Palenkas  Tusculum  79-80--159  +15
33  Kim Knox  Armstrong Atlantic  81-79--160  +16
 Whitney Ball  Lincoln Memorial  81-79--160  +16
 Irene Calvo  Lynn University  85-75--160  +16
 Rita Kim  Belmont Abbey  78-82--160  +16
37  Dana Watkins  UNC Pembroke  75-86--161  +17
 Katie Thackerson  Lenoir-Rhyne  80-81--161  +17
 Kelly Krusoe  Rollins  79-82--161  +17
 Julia Wennerlund  Queens  82-79--161  +17
41  Sarah Johns  Armstrong Atlantic  80-83--163  +19
 Maria Stapleton  Lincoln Memorial  81-82--163  +19
 Samantha Pugh-Gilder  Wingate  85-78--163  +19
 Kelly Sumner  UNC Pembroke  82-81--163  +19
45  Amelie Mogard  SCAD  79-85--164  +20
 Louise Perulf  Barry 82-82--164  +20
47  Lindsay Parks  Anderson College  86-79--165  +21
48  Katie Eskew  Anderson College  85-81--166  +22
 Sophie Weilguni  Barry University  83-83--166  +22
50  Emy Ohling  Mount Olive  87-80--167  +23
 Anna Stepper  Queens  84-83--167  +23
52  Anne Mason  SCAD  83-85--168  +24
 Brenna Martens  Lenoir-Rhyne  87-81--168  +24
54  Paige Pillar  Lynn 82-88--170  +26
 Sara Howard  Tusculum  87-83--170  +26
 Laura Buyers  Anderson 89-81--170  +26
57  Jennifer Brueshaber  Columbus St.  86-85--171  +27
58  Andrea Velasquez  Wingate  86-86--172  +28
59  Carrie George  Armstrong Atlantic  88-85--173  +29
 Kirsten Wolff  Lincoln Memorial  83-90--173  +29
61  Kalyn Johnson  Anderson 90-84--174  +30
62  Grace Brahler  Lenoir-Rhyne  86-89--175  +31
 Sara Jackson  Belmont Abbey  93-82--175  +31
 Katie Doane  Tusculum  84-91--175  +31
65  Louise Sjoberg  Queens  91-85--176  +32
 Jenna Kennedy  Columbus St.  90-86--176  +32
67  Megan Katsch  Lenoir-Rhyne  96-83--179  +35
 Tegan Skirpstas  Mount Olive  92-87--179  +35
69  Camilla Mallberg  Queens  93-87--180  +36
 Haley Rye  Tusculum  95-85--180  +36
 Natalie Mirra  Queens  89-91--180  +36
 Hayley Parks  Anderson 83-97--180  +36
73  Krista Thorpe  Coker 87-94--181  +37
74  Desta Coaker  Lincoln Memorial  97-85--182  +38
75  Aly Pugh  Tusculum Individual  92-93--185  +41
76  Bobbi McKenzie  Coker College  94-92--186  +42
 Sarah Baniszewski  Mount Olive  97-89--186  +42
78  Ashley Shealy  Lenoir-Rhyne  92-96--188  +44
 Natalie Falco  Coker 91-97--188  +44
 Heather Altiser  Columbus St.  102-86--188  +44
 Kathryn Rand  Wingate  93-95--188  +44
82  Adriana Vizcarrondo  Tusculum Individual  95-95--190  +46
83  Morgan Pegram  Wingate  97-97--194  +50
84  Megan Tingen  Coker College  105-102--207  +63
85  Jillian Corum  Tusculum  DQ-76

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