Elon Women’s Golf Finishes Seventh at John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate

Posted by Press Release on April 1, 2014 at 8:44 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — A three-round score of 919 earned the Elon women’s golf team seventh place in the 16-team John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate. In Tuesday’s final round, the Phoenix followed up rounds of 308 and 300 with a 311.

Elon’s top finisher was Kelsey Badmaev who tied for 12th out of 90 players with a mark of 224 (75-73-76). She tallied one birdie in her final round and finished with six total birdies over her three rounds. Badmaev had 35 pars.

She was followed by Sunna Vidisdottir who carded a 229 (77-75-77) to tie for 22nd. Her nine birdies in the tournament were tied for the third-most by any player.

In a tie for 37th was Kathryn Buckingham. Buckingham ended the final day at 233 (76-78-79) and had three total birdies, including one during her final round.

Emily Brooks, who had 36 pars, placed in a tie for 43rd with a score of 235 (81-75-79). She also had two birdies over the three-day event.

Rounding out the field for the maroon and gold was Katie Partridge. Partridge placed 55th with a mark of 240 (80-77-83). She had three birdies.

Three players shared medalist honors as Campbell’s Kaylin Yost, Georgia State’s Maria Palacios and Georgia’s Amira Alexander all finished with a two-under 214.

Taking home the team title was Campbell which posted back-to-back rounds of 286 to finish at 876. Then came Georgia State (891), Troy (906) and Middle Tennessee State (907). Sharing fifth with a score of 912 were Mercer and Kennesaw State.

The Phoenix women’s team will be right back on the links later this week as the squad will paly in the Seahawk Classic April 4-6, in Wallace, N.C.

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