TUNICA, Miss. (Sept. 12, 2016) – Sophie Morrill, Meghan Symonds, Mary Elizabeth Benton, and Natalie Javadi all improved their scores Monday, as the Sewanee women's golf team finished in fifth place at the BSC Southern Shootout.
As a team, Sewanee improved by 10 strokes on Monday to finish with a score of 622. Southern Athletic Association (SAA) rival Berry won the event with a 604. Methodist was second at 614 while Huntingdon (615) and Oglethorpe (616) finished in third and fourth, respectively.
Individually, Sewanee was led by Sarah Battye, who finished with a 151 total after her second-round 76. Battye finished in a tie for fifth place, nine strokes off the pace set by medalist LeeAnn Cahoon of Huntingdon.
After they both fired a 79 on Sunday, Morrill and Symonds each tied for 13th after second-round 76s. Additionally, Benton improved by three strokes with her second-day 80. Her total of 163 put her in a tie for 30th.
Finally, after she fired a 91 on Sunday, Javadi improved by 13 strokes to finish tied for 46th with a 169 total.
After a dual match with Belmont, and with its first tournament completed, Sewanee returns to action at the MCC Women's Intercollegiate September 25th and 26th.