No. 27 Sewanee finishes 12th at prestigious Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational

No. 27 Sewanee finishes 12th at prestigious Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (March 19, 2017) – The No. 27 Sewanee women's golf team finished 12th at the prestigious Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational, Sunday.

The Tigers finished with a 980 team score after a final round 334. No. 13 New York University won the event at 934. No. 4 Rhodes was second only a stoke behind NYU while No. 12 Claremont Mudd Scripps was third with a 946 total.

Overall, 15 ranked teams were in the field. Sewanee topped No. 16 Huntingdon, No. 18 Centre, and No. 47 Olivet.

Sarah Battye and Meghan Symonds led the Tigers with a tie for 28th place. Battye and Symonds both finished with a 241 total while Natalie Javadi rallied with an 82 Sunday for a 248 total. Javadi finished tied for 46th while Sophia Morrill was tied for 56th at 252.

Finally, Mary Elizabeth Benton was tied for 63rd with a 253 total while individually Caroline Cole finished 66th at 254.

Sewanee returns to action by hosting NCAA Division I member Lipscomb for a dual match April 1st. Earlier this season, Sewanee defeated Belmont in a dual match at the Course at Sewanee.

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