Bearcats Finish Fourth at BIG EAST Championship|
April 23, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. - The University of Cincinnati women's golf team finished the season with a fourth place finish (304-298-303=905) at the BIG EAST Championship April 23 at the Reunion Resort in Orlando, Fla. Senior Alex Carl (Hebron, Ky./Notre Dame Academy) carded a career-low 71 in the third round to lead the Bearcats.
"The team fought hard all week" said head coach Janet Carl. "We finished this event 57 shots ahead of our scores at the same course last year. I am very proud of Alex and her fifth place finish. We are definitely moving in the right direction and they finished the event way ahead of the scoring average this season."
The fourth-place finish for the Bearcats was their highest finish at the BIG EAST Championship since also placing fourth in 2010. The total score of 905 was the lowest of the spring season for UC and four strokes under the season average.
Alex Carl earned her best finish of the season when she tied for fifth place with a score of 75-73-71=219. The senior ended her four years at UC with the lowest three-round total of her career, paired with her lowest single-round total of her career, a 1-under par 71.
Freshman Stefanie Mitchell (Sarasota, Fla./Riverview) wrapped up the best tournament of her career on Tuesday, finishing with a 75-72-77=224 to tie for 10th place. The total was 11 strokes better than her previous low (235) and her top-10 finish beats her previous low finish (22nd).
Junior Olivia Dose (Goteborg, Sweden/Goteborg Hogre Samskola) finished the tournament in a tie for 20th place (75-77-79=231) while senior Maria Roos (Uppsala, Sweden/Mississippi State) and sophomore Mackenzie Moir (Louisville, Ky./Sacred Heart Academy) both tied for 31st position (79-76-81=236 and 83-77-76=236, respectively).
Notre Dame, ranked No. 26 by golfstat.com, took home the top honors with a score of 294-285-282=861. Louisville finished second with a 287-293-295=875 and St. John's edged Cincinnati by one stroke to take third with a 302-303-299=904.
Individually, Notre Dame's Talia Campbell and No. 16 Lindsey Weaver shared the medalist honors, each scoring a total of 210 strokes.