Lions Finish Two Strokes Shy of National Tournament, Conclude Regional in Fourth
PACE, Fla. - Goeun Lee set a new 54 hole program record and became the first Saint Leo University women's golfer to earn a spot to play in the 2012 NCAA Division II Women's Golf National Championship. Lee wrapped up the three-day NCAA DII Women's Golf Super Region 2 Tournament firing scores of 73-75-74--222, and finishing sixth overall at the par-72, 6154 yard Stonebrook Golf Club in Pace, Fla.
Solid play from the entire Saint Leo University women's golf team helped the Lions finish just two strokes short of a National Tournament appearance as the team brought in a three-round score of 924 (308-309-307--924) to finish the tournament in fourth place.
Lee led the Lions with her six-over 222, followed by Clare Connolly who matched Lee with a final round total of two-over 74 to card a three-round total of 79-77-74--230.
Florida Southern (302-296-304--902), Nova Southeastern (308-300-306--914), and Barry University (305-300-317--922) advance to the National Championship. Joining Lee on the individual board are Meghan Moore (UNC Pembroke), and Jenna Birch (Armstrong). Birch won a playoff over Kayla Sciupider of Rollins after chipping in a shot from 12-15 feet behind the green for a birdie on Hole #1 to win the playoff.
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