Women’s golf finishes seventh at HCAC championship

Hannah Toresdahl

BLUFFTON, Ohio – Earlham College women's golf was unable to make up any ground on the rest of the field and finished seventh at the 2019 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Golf Championship, which wrapped up Sunday at the Bluffton Golf Club.

The Quakers carded a round of 353, a 10-stroke improvement over Saturday's score, and posted a 739 (+163) over 36 holes at the par 72, 5,817-yard Bluffton course.

Rose-Hulman won the HCAC championship with a two-day total of 660 (+84), after firing a 343 in Sunday's second round. The HCAC women's golf title is the first for Rose-Hulman, ending Transylvania's two-year run as conference champions.

Senior Hannah Toresdahl led Earlham on the individual leaderboard with a 90 in Sunday's round and a 176 (+32) for the tournament. She finished 15th overall.

Senior Emma Wilkins fired a 92 on Sunday and was tied for 20th overall with a 181 (+37) for the tournament.

Junior Megan Garner (189, +45) fired a 92 in Sunday's second round to finish 30th overall, while sophomore Claire Waggener (193, +49) shot 97 and was tied for 32nd on the leaderboard.  Sophomore Myra Robinson (214, +70) finished 38th overall after carding a 104 in Sunday's round.

Rose-Hulman's Namuunaa Nadmid claimed medalist honors with a two-day total of 159 (+15), with rounds of 78 and 81. She won by five strokes over second-place finisher Maci French (164, +20) from Franklin College.