Men’s Golf Finishes Ninth at GAC Championship
HOT SPRINGS, ARK. – The East Central University men’s golf team finished ninth, out of 11 teams, at the 2014 Great American Conference Championship at the Hot Springs Country Club.
The tournament started, Sunday, April 13 and was delayed a day due to rain so the final two rounds of action were completed, Tuesday, April 15.
The Tigers shot a 932 for the tournament, with a 317 in round one, 311 in round two and 304 in the third round. Henderson State claimed the 2014 GAC Championship, with a team score of 874.
ECU was led by senior Jed Williams, who finished tied for 28th individually. Williams shot 78-77-75 for a 230 score.
Junior Mickane Replogle was tied for 32nd, with a 233 (77-77-79). Sophomore Jason Goben finished tied for 36th, just one stroke behind with a 234 (80-77-77).
Sophomore Blade Knox was tied for 43rd with a 238 (82-80-76) and sophomore Jordan Bates was tied for 47th, with a 240 (84-80-76).
Women’s Golf Finishes Fourth at GAC Championship
HOT SPRINGS, ARK. – The East Central University women’s golf team improved one spot from the 2013 season, earning a fourth-place finish at the 2014 Great American Conference Championship at the Hot Springs Country Club.
The tournament was scheduled for a single round each day starting, Sunday, April 13, but was shuffled around due to bad weather Monday, April 14. The final two rounds of play were pushed into Tuesday, April 15.
The Lady Tigers started the first round with a 329 and then shot a 346 in the second. ECU then improved 31 strokes for a 315 in the final round, which was the best round of the season for the Lady Tigers. ECU finished with a 990, 34 strokes behind the champion Henderson State.
Freshman Molli Taylor was the top finisher for the Lady Tigers in 10th. Taylor tallied a 235 (79-82-74) for the tournament.
Junior Lindsey Lunceford and sophomore Sarah Delong both tied for 22nd, with a 251. Lunceford shot 82, 89 and 80 over the tournament, while Delong hit 81, 88 and 82.
Senior Megan Dutton finished 28th individually, with a 256 (87-90-79) and sophomore Madison Myers was 34th with a 267 (92-87-88).