Elon Women’s Golf Earns Top-Three Finish at Lady Pirate Intercollegiate

GREENVILLE, N.C. – The Elon University women’s golf team shot a team-low of 303 in the final 18 holes to finish third place out of 17 teams at 921 (+57) on Tuesday, Sept. 29. at the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate at Brook Valley Country Club, hosted by East Carolina University.

After shooting a first day, two round tally of 618 (+42), the Phoenix stormed back from sixth place to earn its second consecutive top-three finish of the season.

The Highlights
Kelsey Badmaev led the way for Elon shooting a third round low of 70 (-2) to finish a team-best nine over (75-80-70–225) for the tournament, earning her first top-10 finish of the season. Badmaev drained three birdies and only one bogey in the final round.

Sunna Vidisdottir and Emily Brooks carded the same final round score of 78 (+6), and both finished with the same score of 15-over to place in a tie for 18th for the tournament. Both had identical scores for all three rounds at East Carolina

Heather Munro finished three strokes behind Vidisdottir and Brooks, completing the tournament in a tie for 27th at 18-over par (80-77-77–234).

– The third place finish for the Phoenix is the team’s second consecutive top-three finish this season, and third straight since the 2015 CAA Women’s Golf Championships.
– Elon improved its finish at the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate after earning a 10th place finish at the 2014 tournament.
– Badmaev earned her first top-10 finish of the season after finishing in the top-10 five times last season.

Up Next
The team will not be back in action until the Pinehurst Challenge, Oct. 11-13, hosted by the College of Charleston.

Lady Pirate Intercollegiate – Final Results
September 28-29 | Greenville, N.C.

Team Standings
1. East Carolina (297-298-296–891) +27
2. Old Dominion (300-296-302–898) +34
3. Elon (307-311-303–921) +57
4. William & Mary (312-300-317–929) +65
5. Gardner-Webb (303-311-320–934) +70
T6. Richmond (312-311-318–941) +77
T6. Longwood (316-309-316–941) +77
T8. Western Kentucky (316-312-318–946) +82
T8. Georgia Southern (311-304-331–946) +82
10. Charleston Southern (323-301-324–948) +84
11. High Point (319-300-333–952) +88
12. Cincinnati (309-323-325–957) +93
13. Appalachian State (319-316-326–961) +97
T14. Marshall (326-323-325–974) +110
T14. Winthrop (328-316-330–649) +110
16. Bucknell (330-324-325–654) +115
17. Radford (335-317-334–654) +122

Elon Individuals
T10. Kelsey Badmaev (75-80-70–225) +9
T18. Emily Brooks (76-77-78–231) +15
T18. Sunna Vidisdottir (76-77-78–231) +15
T27. Heather Munro (80-77-77–234) +18
T62. Hilda Kristjansdottir (82-86-80–248) +32