SUNSET BEACH, N.C. — Newberry’s women’s golf team improved on its first round score by 12 strokes in Tuesday’s final round of the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate, passing South Atlantic Conference foe Coker to finish eighth.
Newberry’s second-round 312 was tied for the sixth-best round of the afternoon and helped the Wolves improve by a spot in the final standings. Newberry was part of a 16-team field comprised of seven SAC institutions.
West Georgia won the event by six strokes over second-place Lenoir-Rhyne, finishing at 32 strokes over par. The Bears edged out Wingate and UNC Pembroke by one and two strokes, respectively, with Anderson finishing fifth.
The Wolves entered the day in ninth position, 10 strokes behind Coker, but were five strokes clear of the Cobras when competition wrapped up Tuesday.
Newberry was paced by Karly Mims, who fired a three-over 75 on Tuesday that represented Newberry’s best individual round of the tournament. She finished in a tie for 17th place, seven spots and two strokes ahead of Taylor Lance’s 24th-place effort.
Nabila Inak rebounded from a first-round 85 with a 77 on Tuesday to finish third for the Wolves, while Annabelle Dallery was the final scorer for Newberry at 23 strokes over par. Freshman Johana Lunackova finished in 59th position.
UNC Pembroke’s Ashlii Thompson earned individual medalist honors with a steady performance, coming in one stroke under par on Tuesday to finish +1 for the tournament. She edged Franziska Bremm of West Georgia by a stroke, while Abbey Hartsell and Ciara Rattana of Lenoir-Rhyne and Tusculum were the top SAC performers at four-over.
The Wolves will take next week off before returning to action on Oct. 17 at the LeeAnn Noble Memorial hosted by North Georgia.
This release was provided by Newberry College.