NICHOLASVILLE, Kentucky – The Earlham College women's golf team fired a program-best round of 361 on the final day of competition at the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) Championships on Sunday.
The Quakers, who carded the fifth-lowest round on Sunday, finished in seventh place with a 2-day score of 746 strokes. Earlham finished ahead of Defiance College by 23 shots and behind Mount St. Joseph University by a dozen strokes. Host Transylvania, which shot 624 to beat the field by 18 shots, won the championship and the conference's automatic qualification to the NCAA Division III Championships in May.
Individually, sophomore Aaron Monroe finished with a career-low round of 83 on Sunday while fellow sophomores Emma Wilkins and Hannah Toresdahl carded rounds of 91. Wilkins was the top Quaker finisher for the weekend, finishing in a tie for 23rd place with a 2-round score of 181. Toresdahl and Monroe placed 27th and 28th respectively.
Meredith Moir and Rachel Fine of Transylvania as well as Caitlin Coverstone tied for the low score of the tournament as each posted a two-round score of 155 strokes.