Greeneville, TN - Sophomore Ashley Carrell led the way for the North Greenville University Women’s Golf Team at the Tusculum Fall Classic.
UNC Pembroke came home with a victory shooting a two-day total 607 (301-306). Lincoln Memorial and Converse College finished second with 620, while University of West Alabama finished fourth with 631 (314-317).
The Lady Crusaders began their Fall season with a fifth place finish out of eleven teams, shooting 632 (321-311). The ten-stroke difference between round one and round two was the deciding factor for the fifth place finish, one of the best team total the Lady Crusaders has seen.
Ashley Carrell finished T16 (84-73) after playing a fantastic second round of 1 over par. Seniors Anna Padgett (83-76) and Denise Shirley (77-83) both recorded a top 25 finish for the Lady Crusaders.
Junior AnnaLeis Dibert (77-84) and Sophomore Callie Taylor (89-79) rounded out the Lady Crusaders fifth place finish. Lauren Childs competed as an individual shooting a two-day total 181 (95-86).
Assistant Coach, Brad Caldwell: "I'm proud of the way the girls fought hard and bounced back today in the final round, we got off to a slow start on Monday that put us just a little too far back to catch the leaders. We did a lot of really good things this week, Callie and Ashley both had a career low rounds this week, but will get back to work this week and fix the mistakes we made and be ready go next week.”
North Greenville hits the links again on Oct. 14-15 when the team competes in the Patsy Rendleman Invitational in Salisbury, NC.