ORANGE PARK, Fla. — The Chattanooga women’s golf team ended the JMU Eagle Landing Invitational on Sunday tied for fifth with East Tennessee State. UTC shot 307 for a 54-hole total of 904.
Emily McLennan (Queensland, Australia) led the Mocs while tying for ninth at 5-over par 221. It is the freshman’s second top 10 finish and best 54-hole score so far.
She was not alone in posting her best total. Agathe Sauzon (Valence, France) tied for 13th in just her second tournament after transferring and gaining eligibility for the spring semester. Her 1-over par 73 Sunday led the team, and she ended up a stroke behind McLennan overall at 222.
Mette Kryger (Nivaa, Denmark), Isabella Loza (Bucaramanga, Colombia) and Jordan Britt (Chattanooga, Tenn.) also competed for the Mocs. Kryger shot 229, missing her best 54-hole score by two shots which came in the spring’s opening event. Loza shot 232, Britt 238.
Marion Duvernay (Publier, France) and Porsche Campbell (Vancouver, Canada) played as individuals with Duvernay also finishing in the top 10. After opening with a 78, she shot two under over her final 36 holes for a plus-four 220 and tied for seventh. Campbell shot 235 for her 54 holes.
Campbell won the event by 21 shots over Mississippi State. The Fighting Camels shot 870 (+6), while the Bulldogs came in at 891. East Carolina’s Frida Gustafsson Spang won medalist honors by three shots. She was the wire-to-wire winner, finishing with a 4-under 212.
Chattanooga returns to the course on Friday, staying in Florida for the SunTrust Gator Women’s Golf Invitational. The three-day, 54-hole event is March 15-17.