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Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information


Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information
Release: March 10, 2017
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Tournament Details:
Lady EagleCat Invitational
Dates: March 9-10; Two Rounds [36-holes]
Location: Dayton Beach, FL
Course: LPGA International
Course Vitals: Par-72; 5,952 yards

DAYTON BEACH, FL – In its second event of the spring campaign, the Monmouth University women’s golf team climbed the leaderboard after posting a second round 323, 16 shots better than its opening round score to finish Bethune Cookman’s Lady EagleCat Invitational 10th overall. The Hawks were led individually by Haley Goodling who notched 160 over the 36-hole event.

Goodling led the Hawks’ card for the third time this season as she opened the tournament with 81 before firing 79 in the second round to finish with a share of 32nd overall. Junior Erin DiDonato registered 81 and 80 to complete the tournament a shot behind Goodling, while Sarah Kokotajlo notched 165, including 79 in the second round. Faith Garcia posted 178 (87-91) and Kaitlin Clancy finished with 180 (95-85) to close out the Hawks’ card.

Boston College shot 582 (292-290) to win the team crown.

“I was disappointed in our performance in the first round but I thought we rebounded quite nicely today. We were able to jump up a few places in the standing so I am proud of what we were able to accomplish in the second round.”
– Head Coach Susan DeKalb

-Goodling led the Hawks’ card for the third time this season and fourth time for her career.
-Goodling and Kokotajlo both recorded their fourth round in the 70s this season.
-The Hawks finish in the top-10 for the fifth time this season.

The Field:
Bethune-Cookmam, Boston College, Florida Atlantic, Hartford, Holy Cross, LIU-Brooklyn, Monmouth, North Carolina A&T, Sacred Heart, Savannah State, Winthrop, USC Upstate

Team Leaderboard:
1. Boston College 292-290; 582
2. Bethune-Cookman 296-296; 592
3. Sacred Heart 303-310; 613
4 USC Upstate 310-306; 616
5. Winthrop 309-308; 617
6. Florida Atlantic 305-318; 623
7. LIU-Brooklyn 303-321; 624
8. North Carolina A&T 332-321; 653
9. Hartford 335-326; 661
10. Monmouth 339-323; 662
11. Savannah St. 336-338; 674
12. Holy Cross 349-337; 686

Monmouth’s Card (# = individual):
t-32. Haley Goodling 81-79; 160
t-37. Erin DiDonato 81-80; 161
t-44. Sarah Kokotajlo 86-79; 165
t-62. Faith Garcia 87-91; 178
64. Kaitlin Clancy 95-85; 180

The Hawks return to the links for the Hoya Invitational on April 10-11.


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