Women's Golf

2018 NCAA DIII National Champions; 5 SCIAC Championships

Three Athenas Finish In Top-20 At Collegiate Invitational As Team Finishes Third

Tiffany Su (Photo by Jack Hancock)
Tiffany Su (Photo by Jack Hancock)

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. – Over the weekend, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golf team finished in third place at the three-day, 21-team Jekyll Island Women's Collegiate Invitational at the par-72 Indian Mound Golf Course. The Athenas finished 10 shots behind first place Mary Hardin-Baylor and four shots behind second place Methodist University.

CMS began the tournament with a lead after the first day with a score of 318, five shots ahead of second place Mary Hardin-Baylor. The second day saw Mary Hardin-Baylor even the score with CMS as both teams were tied for first place. On the tournament's final day, Mary Hardin-Baylor outshot CMS by 10 strokes to earn the win with a three-day score of 954 at plus-90. CMS finished with a score of 964 while Methodist finished in second place at 960.

Junior Maya Reddy led CMS with a three-day score of 237 at 21-over par. Her best round of the tournament came in the first round as she shot a 5-over, 77 which gave her the lead after the first day. Reddy then shot a 79 in the second round and an 81 in the third round. Elizabeth Cheng of Hollins won the tournament with a three-day score of 228, nine shots ahead of Reddy. Cheng earned the win behind a strong second round of 1-under, 71 that gave her the lead which she would hold onto the rest of the tournament.

Sophomore Tiffany Su also finished in the top-10 for CMS with a three-day score of 240 at plus-24. She had her best performances in the second and third rounds, shooting a 7-over, 79 on both days. Sophomore Marissa Suehiro tied for 16th with a score of 242. She shot a tournament low of 78 in the second round. Sophomore Shaina Raskin (245) finished tied for 23rd while freshman Caroline Belmont (286) tied for 94th in the 119 player field.

Tournament Results
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