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Amelia Rae Greenlee
Amelia Rae Greenlee led the Bears as the freshman finished at 2-over par for the tournament.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Golf Finish Fifth at Spring Kick-Off Intercollegiate

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Golf Team earned a fifth place finish in the Spring Kick-Off Intercollegiate at St. John’s Golf & Country Club.

On the opening day of the tournament, all schools competed in the first two of three rounds and the Bears found themselves in fifth on the leaderboard with a 611 (+35) score.

Amelia Rae Greenlee and Beatriz Espelosin both had strong opening rounds with each earning a 74 (+2) score, with Marta Escudero recording the best score out of any Bear on Monday with a 72 (E) finish.

As a team, Lenoir-Rhyne shot a 307 (+29) after the first round, and in the second round, the Bears improved as a team with a 304 (+26) score.

When the team returned to the course on Tuesday, they recorded their second 307 (+29) score on the week. After a rough first two rounds, Katie Sibley had her best day on the course with a 75 (+3) finish.

Lynn won the tournament with a 881 (+17) overall score, out shooting the runners-up, Lander, by nine shots.

The Bears will return to action next week in Hilton Head, S.C. for the Barton/LMU Invitational. The two-day even will begin on Monday, Feb. 20 at 9:00 a.m.

Lenoir-Rhyne (5th of 17)     Round 1     Round 2     Round 3     Total (To Par)
Amelia Rae Greenlee              74                78                77               229 (+13)
Marta Cervero                          82                74                83               239 (+23)
Katie Sibley                               80               85                75               240 (+24)
Marta Escudero                        79               72                 77              228 (+12)
Beatriz Espelosin                     74                80                 78             232 (+32)