March 27, 2012

Camels Finish Fourth at John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate

STOCKBRIDGE, GA.-Lisbeth Brooks finished eighth overall, leading Campbell to a fourth place showing at the Georgia State John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate women's golf tournament at Eagle's Landing Country Club.

Brooks, a freshman from Waunakee, Wisc., entered the day tied for ninth along with Michelle Koh and Brooke Bellomy, posted a final round score of 74 on Tuesday, rounding out tournament play with a season-low 221 (72-75-74--221).

East Tennessee State's Gabriella Wahl picked up the tourney win with a 209, recording a final round low 69 (70-70-69--209).

Maryland (295-293-297--885) claimed the team title, vaulting past ETSU on the final day of competition with a 297 score and finishing with a team total 885. Campbell placed fourth with an 895, gathering a 303 on Tuesday.

Mississippi State (289-303-299--891) registered a runner-up finish, while ETSU (296-289-307--892) took third in the event.

Koh (73-74-77--224) tied for 16th with a final 224, while Kaylin Yost (76-75-74--225) tied for 18th and Brooke Bellomy (75-72-79--226) placed 20th overall. Teresa Urquizu (87-76-78--241) also placed 50th.

Competing as an individual, Campbell sophomore Maria Jose Benavides (76-78-76--230) finished 28th overall.

Next up for the Camels will be the Big South Conference Championship Apr. 9-11 at the Patriot Golf Club in Ninety Six, S.C.

John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate
Eagle's Landing CC / Stockbridge, Ga.
Mar. 26-27, 2012 / Par 72, 6047 Yards

Final Team Results: 1. Maryland 295-293-297--885, 2. Mississippi State 296-303-299--891, 3. East Tennessee State 296-289-307--892, 4. Campbell 296-296-303--895, 5. Western Carolina 297-300-299--896, 6. Furman 299-300-304--903, 7. Jacksonville State 303-295-309--907, 8. Murray State 299-304-312--915, 9. Georgia State 311-297-313--921, 10. Nova Southeastern 311-318-311--940, 11. Daytona State 304-328-328--960.

Final Individual Leaders: 1. Gabriella Wahl (ETSU) 70-70-69--209, 2. Ally McDonald (Mississippi State) 70-71-71--212, 3. Sian Evans (ETSU) 72-67-76--215, 4. Rica Tse (Mississippi State) 69-76-71—216, 5. Laura Wearn (Furman) 71-74-72--217

Campbell Individuals: T8. Lisbeth Brooks 72-75-74--221, T16. Michelle Koh 73-74-77--224, T18. Kaylin Yost 76-75-74--225,  20. Brooke Bellomy 75-72-79--226, *T28. Maria Jose Benavides 76-78-76--230, 50. Teresa Urquizu 87-76-78--241.

* playing as individual, does not count toward team score.