Falcons finish sixth at Collegiate Classic

Published 10:27 am Wednesday, February 29, 2012


The University of Montevallo women’s golf team finished sixth in team standings Feb. 28 in the Lady Cougar Collegiate Classic, hosted by Columbus State University in Columbus, Ga.

Montevallo was one of five Peach Belt Conference schools among the 12-team field. UNC-Pembroke won the event, followed by Lander University in second and Shorter College in third.

The Falcons finished two spots ahead of conference rival North Georgia. Montevallo shot a two-round score of 661, just two shots behind fifth-place Tusculum.

Freshman Megan Clyne led the way for the Falcons, finishing tied for eighth overall with a score of 159.

Freshman Ashlee Beck was right on her heels as she finished 11th overall with a score of 160. Senior Emma Breen shot a two-round score of 165 good for 23rd overall.

Sophomore Tracey Marshall finished tied for 45th with a score of 177, while sophomore Hilary Shaner was just one stroke back tied for 50th.

Sophomore Kira Chaudhry, a Shelby County High School graduate, played as an individual and finished 58th with a score of 184.

Clyne and Beck tied for Montevallo’s lowest round of the tournament as they each shot a 79 on day two.

The Falcons will return to action March 5-6 as they take part in the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational in Winter Springs, Fla.