Pirates Finish Seventh At 2017 Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational On Tuesday

Pirates Finish Seventh At 2017 Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational On Tuesday

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. - The Armstrong State University women's golf team shot a final-round 314 to move up one spot and finish seventh at the 2017 Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational, hosted by Rollins College, on Tuesday at the Tuscawilla Golf Club.

The Pirates' three-round 925 total is good for seventh out of the 14 teams competing. Nova Southeastern (896) captured the event by 17 strokes over Montevallo (913), with Florida Tech (914), host Rollins (915) and Flagler (920) rounding out the top five schools.

Armstrong State placed three players in the top 20, beginning with junior Sophie Bargeron, who shot a final-round 76 to finish tied for 13th individually with a 229 total. Freshman Eva Martinez Calavia shot a final-round 81 to finish tied for 19th with a 231 total, her third Top 20 finish of the season, while sophomore Bailey Buie carded a 75 to also finish tied for 19th with a 231 total, her best finish of the year.

Junior Nikita Arjun shot a final-round 82 to finish tied for 25th with a 234 total and senior Molly Molyneaux rounded out the Pirates' team scoring on the day, shooting an 83 to finish tied for 58th with a 249 total.

Armstrong State will next be in action on April 14-16, defending its Peach Belt Conference title at the 2017 PBC Championships in St. Augustine, Fla.