October 20, 2009
Women's golf defends Rhodes Fall Classic championship for second year
TUNICA, Miss. - The Birmingham-Southern women's golf team finished atop the leader board in the two-day event at Tunica National, hosted by Rhodes College, for the second straight year. The win finishes the fall schedule with another team win, the second of the season.
The Panthers finished with a combined 655 for the two days of the tournament, finishing 13 strokes ahead of Division II East Central University. ECU came in at a 668 for the two rounds. BSC finished ahead of another D-2 program in Arkansas Tech, three SCAC schools (Centre, host Rhodes, and Hendrix) as well as two NAIA schools (Lyon College and Berry College).
#Ashley Lovell# finished third individually with a 158 total, one point off the winning score, thanks to posting the round-low score of 77. #Gaukhar Amandossova# finished tied for fourth at 159. She also shot a 77 for the second round, tying Lovell for the top spot.
Lovell, Amandassova, and #Jennifer Commander# all made the All-tournament team for their efforts.
The Panthers will resume play in the spring. The full schedule is now available. The opening event of the spring season will be the Ann Rhoads Invitational, hosted by BSC, at Timberline Golf Course in Calera February 21 and 22.