Lady Saints Take 16th Place at Tusculum Tournament
GREENEVILLE, TN – The North Georgia women's golf team completed play at the Agnes McAmis Memorial Golf Invitational on Tuesday afternoon, taking 16th place at the 5,805-yard par 72 Link Hills Country Club.
The Lady Saints rounded out the field at the event with a 723 total, finishing round one with a 364, followed by a final round 359. Belmont Abbey ran away from the field to capture the title, finishing at 600 (299-301), while Carson-Newman was 29 strokes off the pace for runner-up honors at 629 (314-315).
Methodist University finished third, while Lincoln Memorial was fourth, and Wingate University and Catawba College tied for fifth at 643 to finish at 67-over-par for the two-day event.
Carson-Newman's Jessica Tarbet was the individual winner, firing rounds of 73 and 74 to finish at 3-over-par for the tournament. Belmont Abbey dominated the rest of the top five as Michele Low was the runner-up at 5-over-par, and Melissa Siviter and Meagan Wallace finished tied for third as the Crusader duo tallied 6-over-par 150's for the championship.
Catalina Olarte led the Lady Saints once again as the sophomore recorded a top-20 finish with rounds of 82 and 78 respectively, good for 16-over-par for the tournament a tie for 17th place overall.
Casey Truelove finished alone in 62nd place overall with an 87 on Monday, followed by a 91 during the final round for 178 total, while Erica Breeden followed in 70th place at 45-over-par with rounds of 98 and 91.
North Georgia returns to action next week for the Peach Belt Conference Championships at the Savannah Quarters Country Club hosted by Armstrong Atlantic. The two-day event will feature 36 holes on April 11, followed by the 18-hole final round on April 12.