Symonds Wins Sewanee Spring Invitational, Women’s Golf Finishes Third

Symonds Wins Sewanee Spring Invitational, Women’s Golf Finishes Third

Sewanee Spring Invitational Results

DICKSON, Tenn. - For the second time this season, Meghan Symonds wins a tournament, as the Sewanee women's golf team concluded the regular season on Monday hosting the Sewanee Spring Invitational, as the Tigers finished third out of 12 teams at the Greystone Golf Club.

INSIDE THE TOURNAMENT
Sewanee Women's Golf: Finished third out of 12 teams (640 | 321-319)
Sewanee Athletics Social Media | Twitter/Instagram: @SewaneeTigers
Golf Social Media | Twitter/Instagram: @SewaneeGolf

TEAM LEADERBOARD
1. Berry (635 | 320-315)
2. Oglethorpe (636 | 321-315)
3. Sewanee (640 (321-319)
4. Methodist (642 | 328-314)
    Birmingham-Southern (642 | 331-311)
    Huntingdon (642 | 323-319)
7. Denison (653 | 330-323)
8. Transylvania (656 | 338-318)
9. Texas at Dallas (659 | 327-332)
10. St. Catherine (664 | 334-330)
11. Christopher Newport (684 | 352-332
12. Maryville (Tenn.) (849 | 416-433)

TOP PERFORMANCES
-Meghan Symonds wins her second tournament of the year with a three-over par, 151. The junior chipped in two birdies, and of the 36 holes she played over the two-day tournament, the Cary, N.C. native only bogeyed seven times.

-Despite a two-under, 75 performance by Methodist's Johanna Beehner, Symonds was able to seal the win by one stroke.

-After 18 holes on Sunday, the team was tied for second with Oglethorpe, scoring a 321, and one stroke ahead of Berry. Despite a 319 final round, both Berry and Oglethorpe performed four strokes better with identical 315 scores. The Vikings took the tournament with a 635 score.

-Natalie Javadi fired a 165 (82-83) to finish in a tie for 27th, while Mary Elizabeth Benton finished one stroke ahead with a 166 (79-87).

-Sophia Morrill bounced back from a 90 opening round to score a 79 for a 169, and Corinne Parrish rounded out the scoring with a 170 (90-80). 

UP NEXT
The Tigers will host the 2018 Southern Athletic Association Men's and Women's Golf Championships on April 20-22 from Greystone. The women's team will look to repeat as conference champions after winning the event a year ago.

For the latest news on the Sewanee Tigers, follow @SewaneeTigers on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook.