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Austin Peay Lady Govs Golf drops to 5th place in F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Golf

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – It wasn’t the finish Austin Peay State University women’s golf team was seeking.

Sitting in third place entering the final round of F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate, the Lady Govs shot a final-round 322 to slip to fifth place in the overall tourney standings with a 638 at the Clarksville Country Club. Jacksonville State ran away with the event with a 600 (301-299) while Morehead State was second at 615 (309-206), followed by Southern Illinois (317-310=627) and Murray State (317-313-630).

Austin Peay Women's Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

“We are much better team this year than a 322,” APSU coach Sara Robson said. “We hit some great shots and made some big putts, but we also had too many big numbers-that is always are nemesis.

“We have to find out why that happen. Was it us not making good decisions? I know a couple of times we did some things that we normally do differently. That hurts us.”

Tala MumfordJunior Tala Mumford, who has been playing her career’s finest golf, maintained her consistency, following up Monday’s 75 with a 3-over 75, Tuesday. That 150 left her in third place individually, three strokes out of first. Morehead State’s Melissa Kamelgarn won the event with a 147 followed by Murray State’s Alexandra Lennartson, who was at 148.

“I am extremely proud of Tala,” Robson said. “She had a great week. She scored well for us. Tala just kept it together.

“The hard work is paying off. She is playing so much more confident. It’s there for her-she just needs to keep playing like that.”

Freshman Jessica Cathey was APSU’s second best scorer again on Tuesday with an 82, finishing at 159, tying her for 17th.

Tabitha Beard bounced back from an opening-round to 86 to improve to 81 on Tuesday, leaving her at 167, the same score as fellow senior Holly Batey (79-88). A third senior, Lauren Bond could not recover from a disastrous No. 10 and finished with an 84, leaving her at 169.

Sophomore Meghan Mueller, playing as an individual, finished with a 166 (81-85)

F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate – Round 2

Clarksville Country Club
Clarksville, TN
Dates: Oct 15th-Oct 16th

Finish School – Players Round 1 Round 2 Totals
5 Austin Peay State University 316 322 638
3 Tala Mumford (2) 75 75 150
T 17 Jessica Cathey (5) 77 82 159
T 40 Holley Batey (3) 79 88 167
T 40 Tabitha Beard (4) 86 81 157
T 46 Lauren Bond (1) 85 84 169
T 30 Meghan Mueller 81 85 166

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