February 10, 2014

#Nighthawks Slide One Spot To Finish 14th At World Golf Invitational

SAINT AUGUSTINE, Florida – (UNGAthletics.com) – The University of North Georgia women's golf team carded a final round 344 for a 36-hole total of 683 and a 14th place finish at the World Golf Invitational hosted by Flagler College at the Slammer & Squire Golf Course.  Lynn University ran away with the title distancing the 17-team field by 25 strokes.

Jessica Bradley of Lynn won medalist honors with a 4-under par 140. Her 69 in the first round was the lowest round in the tournament's history and her 140 breaks a tournament record as well. The previous low round was held by Meghan Moore of UNCP with a 70 in last year's final round and her 142 was the previous tournament record.

Casey Truelove's final round 82 marked the low Nighthawk score of the day and her two-day total of 165 was good for a tie for 21st in the 93-player field.  Carrilee Hiers also earned a top-25 finish with a 80-89—169. 

The Nighthawks finished eight strokes behind Mount Olive for 13th and six strokes ahead of West Alabama. 

North Georgia returns to action on February 24-25 at the Columbus State University Lady Cougar Collegiate held at the Country Club of Columbus.