Greenville, SC – Despite strong winds and cold weather, the North Greenville University women’s golf team earned its first team title in school history, claiming a win at the Cherokee Valley Invitational on Tuesday.
The Crusaders shot a combined score of 346-348-684 to record a six stroke victory over second place Queens University (347-343-690).
Fellow Conference Carolinas member Erskine College (353-354-707) finished third overall, while Limestone College (358-353-711) and Trevecca Nazarene University (360-351-711) tied for fourth place to round out the Top 5 in the team standings.
Trevecca Nazarene’s Mikayla Dodson took home the individual title after a two-round score of 80-78-158, eight strokes ahead of runner up Rebecca Mirovich (85-81-166) of Belmont Abbey College.
North Greenville’s AnnaLeis Dibert (83-84-167) and Ashley Carrell (86-81-167) finished in a tied for third place overall to lead the Crusaders, while Callie Taylor earned a Top 10 finish after shooting 87-85-172 to tie for ninth place.
Anna Padgett recorded a total score of 90-88-178 to finish tied for 16th and Denise Shirley tied for 21st overall with a score of 90-90-180.
Competing as individuals, Lauren Childs (93-99-192) finish in a tie for 29th place and Amber Doyle (99-103-202) recorded a tie for 38th overall.
The Crusaders will take to the road on April 8 as they travel to Greeneville, TN to compete in the Agnes McAmis Memorial, hosted by Tusculum College.