Lady Bobcat Golfers Win OVU Classic by 24 Strokes

Lady Bobcat Golfers Win OVU Classic by 24 Strokes

MARIETTA (Ohio) -- West Virginia Wesleyan's women rolled to an historic victory Monday, posting an impressive second round to win the eight-team Ohio Valley University Women's Golf Classic.

Coach J.D. Lamm's squad shot a team score of 335 for day two, closing the tournament with a two-round total of 681.

Individually, Wesleyan put four players in the top ten.

Junior Becca Davis fired another 83 to place second overall in the event at 83-83-166.

Sophomore Sandra Brink rallied with a second round 81 to close at 87-81-168, placing her fifth overall.

Freshmen Beverly Toothman (85-88-173) and Kylie Day (91-83-174) placed eighth and ninth respectively.

Marietta's Jackie Cunningham won the individual title with a two-round total of 157. 

"I was really proud of the way the team came out and competed each day," Lamm said. "We went out and corrected some things that needed corrected after day one, and we were mature with how we battled back from adversity. It was a nice step forward for a young team."

Wesleyan finished 24 strokes ahead of the host OVU squad, which closed with a score of 705. Alderson Broaddus was third at 710.

Wesleyan returns to action on Oct. 2nd, hosting the MEC Fall Classic at Stonewall Resort.