MORGANTON, N.C. – The Wofford women's golf team tied for fourth out of 16 teams at the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate. The two day, 36-hole tournament, held at the par 72 Mimosa Hills Country Club, concluded Tuesday. The Terriers have now finished seventh or better in four of the seven tournaments this season.
Wofford shot 295 in the first round on Sunday, a team low this season, and held a two shot lead heading into the final round. The Terriers shot 310 on Monday, good enough to tie for fourth with a total score of 605 (+29).
Nicole Chin was the top Terrier in the event. Chin, Wofford's lone senior, finished third. The finish was the second best of Chin's career. The Irmo native shot a career best three under par 69 in the opening round and was the only player in the field to shoot under par on the day. The round of 69 is tied for the second lowest round in program history. Chin held the individual lead heading into Tuesday and carded a 75 in the second round to finish even for the event.
Freshman Anna Eddy had a strong showing and tied for ninth, a new career best. Eddy shot 74 in both rounds to finish +4.
Grace Massengill, a sophomore, shot a one-over 73 in the first round, tying her season low. Massengill shot 80 on Tuesday and finished tied for 26th at +9.
Freshman Lina Settelmayer had rounds of 79 and 81 to finish +16. She tied for 60th. Abby Bloom, the third freshman in Wofford's young lineup, shot 82 and 85 in her two round to finish +16 and tied for 75th.
Troy took home the team championship by shooting 595 (+19) over the two rounds. Elon's Aurelia Hamm carded a 73 in the first round and improved with a 67 in the second round to take home the individual title with a -4 performance.
The tournament concludes the regular season for Wofford. The Terriers take part in the Southern Conference Championships April 15-17 at Moss Creek Golf Club in Hilton Head.