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WOMEN'S GOLF: Team, Beaver TranSouth Champions   printer  

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OLD HICKORY, Tenn. – The Eleventh Annual TranSouth Athletic Conference Women’s Golf Championships produces a 3-peat for the Trevecca women’s Golf team. The individual medalist honor also went with Trevecca as TNU freshman Betsy Beaver lead from start to finish to become the third consecutive Trojan to win the TranSouth women’s individual championship. Another highlight of the tournament was a hole-in-one by Trevecca senior Abby Goodrich. Goodrich, a member of the Tennessee State Championship team at Brentwood High School, recorded the hole-in-one on the par 3 No. 13.

The General’s Retreat Course at the Hermitage Golf Course in Old Hickory, Tenn. played host and the 5,824 yard course played to a par of 71. There were four teams and a total of 20 golfers competing.

NAIA No. 23 Trevecca is now the three-time champion and will move on to the NAIA Region XI Tournament. Trevecca is in just its seventh season of women’s golf.

Beaver, a native of Ohio, took the title with a (79-80) 159 over the two day tournament. Trevecca’s Abby Goodrich finished alone in second place just six strokes back with a (84-81) 165. Other making the All-Tournament team were Jessica Castleman of Bethel (86-80, 166), Noel Moffett of Trevecca (87-86, 173), Mindy Seigenthaler, the two-time defending champion, of Trevecca (83-93, 176), and Jessica McIntosh of Bethel (85-91, 176) rounded out the all-conference team. Beaver also earned the Freshman of the Year award with the low round for a freshman in the tournament.

Trevecca posted a school record 331 on the first day of the tournament and followed it up with a 340 on the second day. The two-day total of 671 ties a school record for a 36-hole tournament. Bethel College was second place after rejoining the conference this season. Bethel had a two-day total of (354-350) 704.

Check the TranSouth website for complete tournament results.

4/9/2007, 6:44 PM