Carson-Neman Wins 2015 South Atlantic Conference Women’s Golf Championship

Carson-Neman Wins 2015 South Atlantic Conference Women’s Golf Championship




SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – The Carson-Newman Eagles overcame an eight-stroke deficit heading into the final round of the 2015 South Atlantic Conference Championships to claim the conference title for the third time in the program's history.


Lincoln Memorial's Lindsay Davis claimed the individual honor with a score of 229, one stroke better than Carso-Newman's Danielle Baiunco.


The Eagles recorded a final round score of 306, which matches Wingate's Monday score and is now tied for the fourth-lowest score in SAC Championship. Carson-Newman's three-round total of 936 is also the fourth-lowest score in Championship history.


Newberry finished the event in second with a total of 943 and the Wingate Bulldogs finished in third with a score of 944. Lincoln Memorial finished in fourth and Queens rounded out the top-five.


Catawba, Coker and Tusculum finished in sixth, seventh and eighth respectively. Mars Hill finished in ninth, Anderson recorded a 10th-place finish and Lenior-Rhyne came in 11th.


Joining Davis and Baiunco on the first team All-Tournament team was Newberry's Karly Mims and Eline Askeland and Queens's Grace Glaze.


Carson-Newman's Elizabeth England, Newberry's Marianna Monaco and Wingate's Caitlin Starrs, Mikaela Hadaway and Megan Taylor comprised the tournament's second team All-Conference.


Final Standings
1 Carson-Newman 317 313 306
2 Newberry 310 317 316
3 Wingate 3176 306 322
4 Lincoln Memorial 320 321 314
5 Queens 322 308 327
6 Catawba 333 317 323
7 Coker 339 329 342
8 Tusculum 343 334 342
9 Mars Hill 357 346 343
10 Anderson 353 338 362
11 Lenior-Rhyne 361 359 350


Individual medalist, Lindsay Davis - LMU 


All-Tournament First Team
Grace Glaze - Queens
Eline Askeland - Newberry
Karly Mims - Newberry
Danielle Baiunco - Carson-Newman 

All-Tournament Second Team
Megan Taylor - Wingate
Mikaela Hadaway - Wingate
Marianna Monaco - Newberry
Caitlin Starrs - Wingate
Elizabeth England - Carson-Newman