Women's Golf Finishes Seventh At Peach Belt Conference Championships

Women's Golf Finishes Seventh At Peach Belt Conference Championships

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - The Armstrong State University women's golf team shot a final-round 314 to finish seventh at the 2017 Peach Belt Conference Championships on Sunday at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla.

The Pirates finished the tournament with a three-day 959 total in the final Peach Belt tournament in program history. Host Flagler College (893) captured the conference title, winning by six strokes over Montevallo (899), with UNC Pembroke (935) finishing third. Columbus State (948) finished fourth, with North Georgia and Young Harris each tying for fifth with 950 scores.

Junior Nikita Arjun carded a 75 on Sunday to lead the Pirates individually, finishing 10th with a three-day 227 total. Freshman Eva Martinez Calavia shot an 83 to finish tied for 19th with a 240 total, while junior Sophie Bargeron shot a 77 to finish tied for 23rd with a 241 total. Sophomore Bailey Buie carded an 81 to finish tied for 32nd with a 253 total, while senior Molly Molyneaux finished 34th after an 81 on Sunday with a 254 total.

Armstrong State will now await word of a possible at-large berth into the 2017 NCAA Division II Women's Golf South Regional, to be announced on May 1st. Twelve teams will be selected to the championships and Armstrong State was ranked No. 12 in the first regional rankings, released Thursday.