Collier, Alabama win SEC title

Alabama junior Hannah Collier - a Spain Park graduate - finished in a tie for 14th after winning the third round at the 2013 SEC Women's Golf Tournament at Greystone's Founders Course April 21. (Reporter photo/Jon Goering)

Alabama junior Hannah Collier – a Spain Park graduate – finished in a tie for 14th after winning the third round at the 2013 SEC Women’s Golf Tournament at Greystone’s Founders Course April 21. (Reporter photo/Jon Goering)

By MICKEL PONTHIEUX / Sports Reporter

GREYSTONE – The Alabama women’s golf team won the 2013 SEC Women’s Golf Championship featuring Spain Park graduate Hannah Collier at Greystone County Club’s Founder’s Course April 19-21.

Collier finished the tournament in a tie for 14th with a total score of 230 over the three rounds, including a third-round winning score of 71 on the final day of the tournament.

Alabama trailed a stroke to LSU at the end of a wet first round on Friday, but took the lead with a combined score of 293 on Saturday. The Crimson Tide wrapped up the conference title with a 302 on April 21.

Alabama’s Stephanie Meadow took the lead in the individual standings with a 69 during the second round of competition. She added a 72 on the final round to finish the tournament with a 216 and the only player to finish at even par for the three-round event. Meadows led the field with 12 birdies on her way to the win.