posted on October 08, 2012 17:50
BIRMINGHAM, Ala-- The University of Mobile women's golf team shaved 11 strokess off its first-round score and climbed to 9th place on the final day of the BSC Southern Shootout Monday.
The Lady Rams carded a 61-over 621 (316, 305) at the Par-70, 5,801-yard Highland Park Golf Course. Lee University won the tournament with a 27-over 587 (292, 295). Mobile finished ahead of Spring Hill, Jackson State, Faulkner Millsaps and many others in the 22-team field.
Leading the way individually, Devin Pigford fired a final-round 2-under 68 to finish at 4-over 144 (76, 68) and sit 5th overall. The 68 was tied for the best score of any round in the tournament.
Haley Mize finished tied for 17th at 10-over 150 with a pair of 75's and Alex Moore shaved five strokes off her opening-round score to shoot a 23-over 163 (84, 79). Kylee Schone finished at 26-over 166 (83, 83) and Emily Blount shot a 27-over 167 (82, 85) for Mobile.
Lee's Courtney Shelton won the tournament at 1-under 139 (71, 68).
Mobile returns to action Oct. 22-23 at the UMobile Fall Classic, which will take place at Heron Lakes CC.