Lake Superior State women’s golf held position in the second round of the Battle in Belmont at Blythefield Country Club with a seven-stroke improvement to claim fourth place in the 10-team tournament.
The Lakers saw improvements from a pair of individuals and all five golfers ranked in the top-30.
Junior Taylor Trzasko was tied for seventh after Monday’s opening round with a score of 80 (+8), but dropped back into a tie for 12th with a 12-over-par (82) on Tuesday.
Tatiana Hulan, a sophomore from London, Ontario improved from Monday’s 84 to shoot a 77 and lead the Lakers. Hulan’s seven-stroke improvement saw her jump eight spots into a tie for ninth overall to lead LSSU golfers.
Also showing an improvement from Monday into play Tueday, Reanna Barth finished tied for 23rd with an 89-83–172.
Rounding out the lineup for LSSU, Sammie Baldwin (87-90-177) finished 29th, and Hailey Watkins took home a tie for 30th with a two-day total of 88-90–178.
Grace Hallinan claimed the individual medal and helped Madonna University capture the team title with a two-day score of 69-74–143 (-1). Madonna’s squad combined for 307-315–622 and had a 21-stroke lead on the next-closest team, Northwestern Ohio (323-320–643).
The Battle in Belmont marks the end of the fall schedule for the Lakers. LSSU women’s golf resumes play in the spring of 2017 with the Perry Park Swing Fling, March 25th – 26th.
Source: LSSU Athletics