SEWANEE, Tenn. (Sept. 4, 2016) – Coming off its best season in program history, the Sewanee women's golf team opened the 2016-17 year by winning four out of seven match play contests against NCAA Division I scholarship program Belmont on the Course at Sewanee.
In the first match of the afternoon, Sophie Morrill defeated Belmont sophomore Emma Kate Liu, 2&1. After Meghan Symonds lost her contest to Bruin senior Abbie Gregory, 3&2, Sarah Battye defeated Belmont senior Megan Heath, 2&1.
At No. 4, Belmont junior Mallory Sullivan topped Mary Elizabeth Benton 2-up while sophomore Natalie Javadi fell to Belmont senior Alexi Bevans, 5&4.
Outside the five-player team match play event, the Tigers swept all three individual match play competitions.
Individually, freshman Caroline Cole rolled Belmont freshman Carlee Nanney 6&5 while newcomer Emma Parson routed Julia Nittoli 5&4.
Finally, Mallory Anne Sheenan defeated Belmont redshirt senior Maddie Williams, 1-up.
Sewanee will open its first tournament of the season at the BSC Southern Shootout next Sunday and Monday.