May 19, 2012

Lee Saves Best for Last, Finishes 29th at 2012 NCAA DII National Championship

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Saving the best round for last, Saint Leo women's golfer Goeun Lee fired a seven-over 79 on the final day of the 2012 NCAA Division II Women's Golf National Championship to finish 29th overall.  Lee concluded the tourney with a 72 hole total of 80-84-81-79—324 at the par-72, 6283 yard Persimmon Ridge Golf Course in Louisville, Ky.

Carding her lowest round of the week, Lee finished in a three-way tie for 29th with Jenny Konop (85-83-76-80—324) of University of Indianapolis, and Nancy Vergara 80-90-73-81—324) of Barry University.

Nova Southeastern won its fourth consecutive national championship, posting the day's lowest round and winning the title by 20 strokes (308-306-315-305—1234).  Florida Southern collected a second-place title with a four day total of 314-315-309-316—1254, while Grand Canyon finished third with a score of 330-322-305-316—1273.

Nova Southeastern's Abbey Gittings claimed the Individual title, firing rounds of 72-75-78-73 for a 72 hole total of 298.  Meghan Moore, competing as an individual representative from UNC-Pembroke, finished in second place, just two strokes behind Gittings (75-75-78-72—300).  Earning a third place finish were Nova Southeastern's Liliana Cammisa (76-76-76-73) and Daniela Ortiz (73-72-79-77) who each brought in a 72 hole total of 13-over 301.

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