App State women’s golf placed fourth as the Terrier Intercollegiate came to a close Tuesday afternoon from Spartanburg, S.C.
Highlighting the event for the Black and Gold was Melany Chong and Kayla Ward. Chong posted a top-15 effort by improving a stroke each round, and Ward tallied a career-low, three-round score of 236.
“Although we didn’t play as well as expected, we were thankful to be competing again,” head coach Heather Brown said. “We learned a few things that we will take with us and look forward to January.”
Chong went on to finish tied for 12th on the player leaderboard with a 54-hole total of 228.
Ward’s 236 secured a top-25 spot by placing tied for 22nd. Her opening-round 75 also tied a career low for a single round.
For the event, the Mountaineers tallied a final team score of 944. ETSU took home the team title and a share of the individual crown along with Chattanooga.
App State sank the second-most pars of the event with a total of 50, just five back of tournament host,Wofford. Chong led all participants in the category with 13.
Carrie Catherine Ganim secured a top-25 finish as well, 24th with a three-round score of 237.
Rounding out the Mountaineer starting five was Abby Bolt and Mogie Adamchik. Bolt carded a 247 for 28th place while Adamchik placed 29th just one stoke back of her teammate.
With only one fall event on the 2020 slate, the Mountaineers officially close out team competition prep as all eyes are now set on the spring.