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Ali White receives her award for placing 1st among women at the SWCU tournamentMurray State College’s Ali White finished the Southwest Christian University Fall Invitational tied for the top spot. White, a freshman from Idabel, Oklahoma, had a two-day combined score of 148 (75, 73). She tied Kamie Rash from Kansas Wesleyan University to finish first among the women at the tournament.

As a team, the Murray State College women (661) finished tied for third with the Oklahoma Baptist B-team, behind OBU’s varsity team in first (631), and Kansas Wesleyan in second (649).

Elodie-Jane Yates receives her award for finishing 5th at the SWCU touramentCoach Al Smith has a team of freshman this year. The women shot well in their first tournament of the season. Elodie-Jane Yates, an international student from England, finished 5th overall with a total score of 156 (76, 80). Kendyll Harvey from Rockwall, Texas scored 176 (89, 87). Megan Buchanan, from Antlers, Oklahoma finished with a total of 181 (92, 89).

The MSC men finished tied for 6th out of 14 teams. OBU’s varsity team took the tournament with a total of 551 for the two days, but only 8 strokes separated the next six teams.

On the men’s team of five were: Derek Loew, from Temple, Texas (70, 75); Cameron Hamilton, from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma (73, 74); Garrett Fisher, from Pauls Valley, Oklahoma (78, 72); Andrew Grant, from Scotland (75, 76); Grant Davidson, from Keller, Texas (75, 78). Competing as an individual for MSC was Darryl Lynch from Scotland (72, 77).

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