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Golf Wrap Up

 

 

Shannon Ciccarello

      

Hollins Sees Two Finish in Top 10

Harrisonburg, VA - Hollins University Golf at 2013 Bridgewater College Invitational, October 13, 2013

Final Results

Monday marked the final round of competition for the Hollins golf team this fall.  The Hollins golfers teed it up in the Bridgewater Invitational. a two day event featuring 21 ODAC golfers playing the par 72, 5808 yard, Lakeview Golf Course in Harrisonburg, VA.

After opening the tournament with a 75, Elizabeth Cheng (Virginia Beach, VA) found herself with a six shot lead heading into Monday's finale.  Cheng shot a second round 80 but saw her lead get eating up by Randolph Macon's Olivia Bowling.  The pair finished in a first place tie with a two day total of 155, seven shots clear of third place.  It was the second weekend in a row that the ODAC duo had finished in a tie and while last weeks tiebreaker went Cheng's way, this week it was Bowling that prevailed and captured the championship.  Cheng finished her fall campaign with three, second place finishes in three events.

 

Shannon Ciccarello with approach at BC Invitational

 

First-year golfer Shannon Ciccarello (Stafford, VA) matched Cheng's final round with an 80 of her own.  The Hollins duo tied for the third best round of the day.  Ciccarello was sitting in 10th place after an opening round 89 and by virtue of her strong finish, claimed sixth place, matching her best finish of the fall.

After a strong individual fall, the Hollins golf team will compete in full when the calendar turns to 2014.  The first test for the Hollins golfers will be a trip to Jekyll Island to compete in one of the most prestigious tournaments in the country.  March 14, 15, and 16, Hollins will compete at the Jekyll Island Collegiate in Georgia.