Women's Golf Finishes 5th at Cherry Blossom
GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Asbury women’s golf wrapped up play at the Bluegrass Spring Classic at Cherry Blossom with a 5th place finish out of eight teams. This is the best finish in this deep of a field all season and the 710 (350-360) team score is the second best of the season.
Madison Combs led the Eagles with an 84 on day two and finished in a tie for 18th with a two-day total of 170 (86-84). Mary Beth Cunningham was just two places and two strokes behind Combs with a 172 (83-89). Amanda Smith finished in a tie for 26th, shooting a 178 (88-90) while Jessica Pence shot a 190 (93-97). Meredith Robison carded a 200 (101-99).
University of the Cumberlands ran away with the team title with a 627 (317-310), winning by 27 strokes over Cumberland (Tenn.). Cumberland shot a 654 (316-338), comfortably ahead of third-place Indiana Tech who carded a 678 (341-337). Campbellsville finished fourth, ahead of Asbury, with a 695 (347-348).
Cristina Jimenez from Cumberlands (Ky.) won the tournament with a 152 (75-77) despite playing as an individual. The Patriots had eight in the top-10 for the event. Laura Beth Harris from Cumberlands and Emily Javadi from Sewanee finished in a tie for second with a 153, just one shot off of Jimenez.
Asbury will take part in the NAIA Unaffiliated Tournament in Athens, Ala. with members from the Gulf Coast and TranSouth conferences. The event will be held April 22-23.