2018 Women's Golf
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Left to Right: Courtney Lowery; Cierra Gunnin; Meghan Keith; and Jenna Dawn
Women's Golf - Tue, Mar. 21, 2017

LOUDON, Tenn. – The Point University women's golf team finished fourth among 10 schools at the 2017 Tennessee Wesleyan University Bojangles Spring Invitational at the Tennessee National Golf Course in Loudon, Tenn., March 20-21.  A field of 60 golfers completed the two-day, 36-hole event on the par 72, 5926-yard course.


Point scored a 36-hole total of 670, 94 over par, including four-player totals of 345 on the first day and 345 the second day, and finished one stroke ahead of fifth-place Tennessee Wesleyan University with 671 and three strokes ahead sixth-place Indiana Wesleyan University with 673.  The Skyhawks entered the clubhouse after day one in sixth place and improved its standing two places with its second-day performances.


Loyola University of New Orleans, an NAIA school, put together rounds of 319 and a tournament-best 308 for a 36-hole total of 627, and finished nine strokes ahead of Northwestern College (Ohio), which ranks 20th in the NAIA.  Third-place St. Andrews University (N.C.), one of Point's conference opponents, scored 652 for third place, and Point finished fourth with 670. 


Point University's Courtney Lowery (JR/Greenville, GA), who earned medalist honors for the third time this season last week at the Point Skyhawk Invitational and won AAC Player of the Week honors, shot a 76 on day one and a 74 on day two.  Her 36-hole total of 150 gave her a second-place tie with Julchen Narwark from Loyola, whose teammate Daria Delfino finished just one stroke better with a total of 149, including a tournament-best round of 72 on day one.


Point's Meghan Keith (SR/Cedartown, GA) shot a 90 and was tied for 34th on Monday, but improved to an 82 on day two for a two-day total of 172 and tied for 25th place.  Jenna Dawn (SR/Alexandria, KY) was tied for 27th with an 89 on day one and finished 28th with a two-day total of 174 after shooting an 85 on day two.


Lena Lemieux (SR/Phenix City, AL) also tied for 28th place with rounds of 90 and 84 for a two-day total of 174, and Ashley Stamper (JR/McDonough, GA) put together a 96 and a 94 for a two-day total of 190 and tied for 50th.


Cierra Gunnin (FR/Jefferson, GA) represented Point as an individual player and tied for 23rd place with rounds of 86 and 84 for a two-day total of 170, the Skyhawks' second-best total of the tournament.


NEXT COMPETITION:  Coached by Angela Ormsby, Point competes next at the Appalachian Athletics Conference Women's Golf Championships at the Innsbruck Resort and Golf Club in Helen, Georgia, April 3-4.