By CSU Sports Information
CARROLLTON, Ga. - The Columbus State University women's golf team grabbed another first place finish, this time besting the field at the UWG Invitational on Tuesday. The two-day event was played at Sunset Hills Country Club.
The Lady Cougars secured the program's fourth win ever after taking down the six-team field. They notched their third win in the Jekyll O'Lantern Invitational this past fall while also tying for first in the Lady Cougar Invitational earlier this month before falling in the playoff.
Columbus State posted a score of 315 in the final round on Tuesday for a two-day total of 913. The Lady Cougars took home the title, nine shots ahead of the host school West Georgia. Montevallo (931) finished in third while conference foe Young Harris (940) grabbed a fourth place finish. Shorter (950) rounded out the top five.
Monica Ruiz Pavon was the individual runner-up, finishing her final round with a 78. The sophomore was one of three Lady Cougars who shot a 78 Tuesday, giving her a two-day total of 226.
Jordan Booker finished one spot behind her teammate, tying for third place with an overall score of 227. Booker carded an 81 in the final round to place two Lady Cougar individuals in the top three.
Victoria Libaak and Hannah Holland were the other two from CSU that turned in a final round 78. Libaak locked down a sixth-place finish, just missing out on the top five by two strokes. Holland would finish tied for 12th with a total score of 236.
Anna Meleshkina was the drop score in the final round after she posted a 84. Her three-round total was 241 good for 22nd place overall.
The victory wraps up regular season play this spring for the Lady Cougars. It was their fourth straight top-four finish as they'll now prepare for postseason.