Women’s golf wins four of seven match play contests against NCAA Division I member Belmont

Women’s golf wins four of seven match play contests against NCAA Division I member Belmont

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.

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