BEALLSVILLE, Md. (April 11, 2017) – Seher Atwal fired the best score of the final round and jumped 25 spots on the leaderboard to pace Rollins in a fifth-place finish at the Georgetown Hoya Women’s Invitational.
The Tars recorded scores of 300-309-305 at the event for a 50-over score of 914. South Florida won with a 35-over 899. Host Georgetown jumped into second place with a 45-over 909, Princeton was third with 910 (+46) strokes and Yale was just one shot ahead of Rollins with a score of 913 (+49). Only eight shots separated second-through-seventh place with the Tars the only non-Division I team in the field of 15.
Atwal made the day’s biggest move Tuesday, firing a final round 71 and vaulting into a tie for fifth place. The freshman carded rounds of 74-79-71 for an eight-over 224. The result was the freshman’s third top-10 finish of the year and third top-five in the last three events.
Lexie Toth also made a climb up the leaderboard on Tuesday and finished tied for 21st with a 13-over score of 229. The junior posted rounds of 75-78-76 at the event.
Selin Timur shot scores of 77-76-78 and tied for 25th with a 15-over 231 while Madison Lellyo tied for 28th with a 15-over 232, shooting rounds of 75-78-80. Paige Lyle tied for 35th with scores of 77-77-81 (235, +19).
The Hoya Invitational concludes the Tars regular season. Third-ranked Rollins next plays the 2017 Sunshine State Conference Championship at the Country Club of Winter Haven April 23-25. Rollins won the event a year ago, starting its run to the NCAA Division II National Championship.