Morrell And Hagan Pace ODU to Fifth At Seatrail

September 27, 2009
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Sept. 27, 2009

SUNSET BEACH, NC--The Lady Monarch golf squad placed fifth at the Seatrail Women's Golf Intercollegiate with a school record score of 919, and freshman Samantha Morrell (North Kingstown, RI.) tied for second.

The previous ODU mark 54-hole school record was 922 on Oct. 6, 2006 at the Lady Pirate Tournament. The Lady Monarchs bested their previous round each day, shooting 309 on Friday, 306 on Saturday and 304 Today. Western Carolina won the event at 897 after posting a tournament best 302 in the final round.

Morrell fired a 75 in today's final round to finish at 220, just four strokes behind the winner Josefine Sundh of WCU. Morrell tied for second with Desiree Karlsson of WCU who host 70 today.

Morrell's score of 220 is just two strokes off the ODU individual 54 hole best of 218 set by Ashely Davis in 2006.

Sophomore Kristen Hagan (Charlotte, NC.) shot a team best 74 today to finish at 231 and tie for 17th. Two other Lady Monarchs shot under 80. Emma Gilmore (Ballinaside, Ireland) shot 78 and Connie Farmer (Ontario, Canada) shot 77. Laura Holmes (Co. Mayo, Ireland) finished with a 235 to tie for 27th.

The Lady Monarchs return to action on Oct. 12 and 13 at the University of Richmond Tournament.

Final Results
Par 72, 5947 yards,
Sunset Beach, NC

1. Western Carolina 293-302-302=897 2. Longwood 299-295-304=898 3. Samford 294-304-310=908 4. Elon 304-303-304=911 5. ODU 309-306-304=919 6. Appalachian stat 305-309-314=928 7. Wofford 309-315-312=936 8.Methodist 319-320-305=944 9. Hampton 314-331-327=972

Individual champion: Josefine Sundh (WCU) 71-72-73=216

ODU GOLFERS T2 Samantha Morrell 71-74-75=220 T17 Kristen Hagan 79-78-74=231 T27 Laura Holmes 78-77-80=235 T31 Emma Gilmore 81-77-78=236 47 Connie Farmer 86-88-77=251