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HU women’s golf takes 4th at Cougar Classic

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MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – The HU women’s golf team hit the road to Chapel Hill Golf Course to compete in the Mount Vernon Spring Cougar Invitational on Saturday where they played 36 holes and finished fourth by shooting a 804 (404, 400).

Abby Poole paced the Foresters by posting a 165 (82, 83) to finish tied for 6th out of 22 golfers. Sophie Frazier turned in a 211 (104, 107). Hannah Lochner (107, 106) and Sara Scott (111, 104) played within two strokes of each other to finish with a 213 and 215 respectively. Sarah Maloney rounded out HU’s scores with a 229 (113, 116).

Alex Rocha shot a 236 (123, 113) playing as an individual.

"This was a good preparation tournament for the Crossroads League event where the first day will be 36 holes,” said Coach Pete Schownir. “The girls hung in there physically and mentally."

Indiana Wesleyan won the women’s title with a 666 followed by Columbus State (693), Mount Vernon (719) and HU (804). 

The Foresters now have just over a week off before playing in the Crossroads League Championships on April 25-26.

The Huntington University Foresters compete in 17 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 39 NAIA All-America honors and 234 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest.