Women's Golf Finishes in 14th at Samford
Tuesday, March 20, 2007


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Final Round Scores - Teams
Final Round Scores - Individuals


Chloe' Mims shot the low round
for the Ladies in the tournament

CALERA, Ala. -- The Centenary women’s golf team shot a 330 in the final round of the Samford University Women’s Intercollegiate, finishing 14th with an overall score of 1,002 over the two-day, three-round event.

Played at the par-71, 5,823-yard Timberline Golf Course, in Calera, Ala., the Ladies were led by junior Chloe’ Mims (Texarkana, Texas) in Tuesday’s final round. Mims shot a 77 Tuesday to finish in a tie for 54th with a tournament score of 243. She showed the most improvement amongst Centenary golfers from the second to third rounds, shaving eight strokes and shooting the low round for the Ladies in the tournament.

Sophomore Jessica Garza (McKinney, Texas) finished in a tie for 48th in the tournament, shooting a 78 in Tuesday’s round. Garza shot 242 (82-82-78) over the three-round event to stand as the low finisher for the Ladies.

Finishing in 73rd place, freshman Brittany Blackwell (Colleyville, Texas) had a round of 88 in Tuesday’s final round. The freshman finished with a tournament score of 259, shooting an 81 in the second round Monday. For a three-round event, Blackwell set a new career low with the 259.

Fellow-freshman Mary Kate Byrne (Natchez, Miss.) also set a new career low for score in a three-round tournament, finishing in a tie for 77th with a score of 262. She shot a round of 87 Tuesday.

In a tie of 79th, sophomore Leigh Newton (Edmonton, Alberta) finished with a score of 263. She finished with a round of 88 in the final round.

The University of South Alabama held onto the first day lead, winning the tournament with a score of 915. The Jaguars shot 302 in Tuesday’s round, led by Sara Marti’s 6-over 77. Marti finished tied for fourth to stand as the high finisher for South Alabama.

Eastern Kentucky finished second in the tournament, just one stroke off of the tournament score of the Jaguars. Eastern Kentucky shot 300 in the final round, sitting with a tournament score of 916 and led by the finish of Aubree Moore. Moore took second place in the tournament with a three-round score of 224.

Belmont finished third with a 926. Lorie Warren of Belmont finished as the individual champion of the tournament with a score of 223. In Tuesday’s final round, she shot a 1-over 72, leading the tournament with nine birdies over the three rounds.

Centenary now prepares for April’s Mid-Continent Conference Championships, played April 23-24 at the Golf Club at StoneBridge, in Bossier City.

Samford Women’s Intercollegiate (March 19-20)

Par-71, 5,823-yard Timberline Golf Course

 

Team

Pl.

School

Rd.1

Rd.2

Rd.3

Total

1.

South Alabama

309

304

302

915

2.

Eastern Kentucky

303

313

300

916

3.

Belmont

314

309

303

926

4.

Jacksonville State

312

311

305

928

5.

University of West Florida

318

314

298

930

6.

Tennessee Tech

321

306

309

936

7.

Murray State

318

315

306

939

8.

Samford

320

316

316

952

9.

Nicholls State

318

314

321

953

10.

Western Kentucky

317

327

312

956

11.

Austin Peay

315

321

321

957

12.

Troy

316

326

320

962

13.

Lipscomb

340

314

327

981

14.

Centenary

341

331

330

1,002

 

Individuals

Pl.

Name, School

Rd.1

Rd.2

Rd.3

Total

1.

Lorie Warren, Belmont

77

74

72

223

2.

Aubree Moore, E. Kentucky

73

78

73

224

3.

Sarah Nicholson, W. Florida

75

74

76

225

 

Centenary Individuals

Pl.

Name

Rd.1

Rd.2

Rd.3

Total

T48.

Jessica Garza

82

82

78

242

T54.

Chloe’ Mims

81

85

77

243

73.

Brittany Blackwell

90

81

88

259

T77.

Mary Kate Byrne

88

87

87

262

T79.

Leigh Newton

92

83

88

263

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