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APSU Lady Govs Golf finish Blue Raider Invitational in 12th

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMurfreesboro, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team closed the 2015 Blue Raider Invitational with matching scores but it wasn’t quite the number it had hoped.

Darkness ended Monday’s second round and the Lady Govs momentum. When play resumed Tuesday the Lady Govs managed to drop seven shots on the final three holes to finish at 313.

Austin Peay Women's Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

The final round saw the Lady Govs carve out four sub-80 scores to again shoot a 313.

The three-round 948 total at Old Fort Golf Club left saw the Lady Govs finish 12th overall. Host Middle Tennessee captured the tournament with an 883, 29 strokes ahead of second place Troy.

“We really played well Monday afternoon, although we didn’t finish the round off this morning,” APSU coach Sara Robson said. “I thought we played pretty well today, although we just didn’t score well as well as we would have liked.”

Senior Jessica Cathey was APSU’s top finisher, shooting a trio of 78s to end in a 25th-place tie. After shooting an opening-round 83, freshman Taylor Goodley settled down to shoot 75 and 77 over the final two rounds to end at 235, one shot behind Cathey and in a 31st-place tie.

Junior Morgan Kauffman shot 238 (81-78-79) followed by Ashton Goodley at 241 (80-82-79) and Morgan Gardner at 253 (86-85-82).

The Lady Govs were eighth among competing teams in pars but were tied for 14th (out of 16 teams) in birdies with just 11 birdies in the three rounds, including four in the tourney’s final round.

Box Score

Blue Raider Invitational
Old Fort Golf Club
Murfreesboro, TN
Blue Raider Invitational
Dates: October 19th – October 20th

Finish School – Players Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Totals
12 Austin Peay State University 322 313 313 948
T 25 Jessica Cathey 78 78 78 234
T 31 Taylor Goodley 83 75 77 235
T 45 Morgan Kauffman 81 78 79 238
T 56 Ashton Goodley 80 82 79 241
T 81 Morgan Gardner 86 85 82 253

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