Women’s Golf Finishes Fourth at Sunoco Campbell Oil Classic

Women’s Golf Finishes Fourth at Sunoco Campbell Oil Classic

WALLACE, N.C. – Paced by junior Kate Hill and senior Tiffany Elam's three-round, 9-over-par 225s, the Anderson women's golf team wrapped up the 54-hole Sunoco Campbell Oil Classic in fourth place on Tuesday.

The two-day tourney was hosted by UNC Pembroke at the par-72, 5,812 River Landing Golf Club course.

The host Braves outlasted a field that included four top-30 teams to win the event by 11 shots over runner-up Wingate, which is ranked 29th. No. 26 Carson-Newman finished in third place, six strokes further back, with the 23rd-ranked Trojans claiming fourth place. Mount Olive finished fifth, while Queens claimed sixth place. No. 27 Lenoir-Rhyne finished seventh, with Catawba and Erskine finishing eighth and ninth, respectively.

Merrimack, Southern New Hampshire, Mars Hill, Stonehill and Sandhills Community College finished out the 14-team field.

UNC Pembroke's Katy Flax (70-71-77=218) held off teammate Alexandria Bare (72-72-76=220) and Merrimack's Krystal Knight (71-72-77=220) to earn individual medalist honors.

Elam jumped from a share of 21st place following Monday's opening rounds into a tie for ninth place, alongside Hill, who entered Tuesday's final round tied for 15th. Sophomore Anna Freeman claimed a share of 11th place, while freshman Victoria Hall finished in a four-way tie for 22nd. Freshman Kerington Lamb finished 31st.

The Trojans are slated to wrap up the season at the South Atlantic Conference Championships, April 7-9, at Lake Hickory Country Club in Hickory, N.C.

Anderson 303 298 307 908 +44 4th
Tiffany Elam 78 74 73 225 +9 t-9th
Kate Hill 77 73 75 225 +9 t-9th
Anna Freeman 74 75 78 227 +11 t-11th
Victoria Hall 75 76 81 232 +16 t-21st
Kerington Lamb 77 77 81 235 +19 30th

Fin. Team Scores Total Par
1. UNC Pembroke 289 293 306 888 +24
2. Wingate 301 292 306 899 +35
3. Carson-Newman 299 292 314 905 +41
4. Anderson 303 298 307 908 +44
5. Queens 307 309 314 930 +66
6. Lenoir-Rhyne 304 303 326 933 +69
T7. Catawba 301 306 331 938 +74
T7. Mount Olive 302 318 318 938 +74
9. Erskine 315 317 323 955 +91
10. Merrimack 316 318 337 971 +107
11. So. New Hampshire 333 332 341 1006+142
12. Mars Hill 337 323 361 1021+157
13. Stonehill 339 333 356 1028+164
14. Sandhills CC 351 344 360 1055+191