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Jessica Cathey bounces back in final round to lead APSU Lady Govs Golf


Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUJacksonville, FL – After an uncharacteristic second round, Austin Peay State University junior golfer Jessica Cathey opened with a birdie Tuesday and finished the final round of the North Florida Intercollegiate with a birdie. In between she was pretty good as well.

Austin Peay Womens Golf's Jessica Cathey ended the North Florida Intercollegiate with a 74. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Womens Golf’s Jessica Cathey ended the North Florida Intercollegiate with a 74. (APSU Sports Information)

After shooting 87 in Monday’s afternoon round, Cathey bounced back to fire a final-round 2-over 74 that included a trio of birdies to finish at 239, tying her for 57th.

It was Cathey’s second sub-80 score—she was APSU’s only golfer to record 70s during the two-day event at the Jacksonville Golf and Country Club.

As a result of Cathey’s 74, the Lady Govs were able to shoot their tourney-low 324 for an overall 981 and 16th place. Houston won the event with an 885, followed by Texas at 900.

Sophomore Morgan Gardner shot APSU’s second lowest round Monday with an 81 while freshman AnnaMichelle Moore at 82. Moore finished at 247 for three rounds while Gardner was one shot back. Sophomore Morgan Kauffman was APSU’s other counter Tuesday, shooting an 87 for a three-round 254. Senior Meghan Mueller struggled to a 92 and 261 total.

Anna Pope, playing as an individual, fired an 83, Tuesday, and finished at 253.




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