MSC women’s golf team wins tournament, Moores places second individually and MSC men place fourth at Buccaneer Spring Classic


The Murray State College women’s golf team was named tournament champions in the team competition and sophomore Rian Moores placed second individually at the Buccaneer Spring Classic March 11 and 12.

 Also, Aggie sophomores Brooke Irion tied for sixth and Kitana Hollins placed eighth in the individual competition which took place at North Creek Golf Course in Southhaven, Mississippi. Moores shot a 75 in the first round and followed it up with a 74 the second day to finish one stroke behind the tournament winner Katie Tomassoni of Tusculum University and three strokes ahead of a trio of golfers who tied for third.   

As a team, the Aggies won the tournament by two strokes after shooting a tournament best 311 on the final day. The Aggies beat Union University, who lead after the first day, as well as a trio of teams from Tennessee including tournament host Christian Brothers University who placed fifth.

Also at the Buccaneer Spring Classic, the Murray State College men’s golf team finished fourth place as a team and sophomore Emiel Van Geet placed tied for ninth place individually. The Aggies, who were tied for sixth place after one day, finished behind tournament host Christian Brothers University, Delta State University and tournament champion West Georgia University. Van Geet shot an even par 70 on the final day of the tournament to secure ninth place.

Coming off their first and fourth place finishes at the Buccaneer Classic, the Murray State College women’s and men’s golf teams will next travel to Salina, Kansas March 25-27 for a tournament at the Kansas Wesleyan University.

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