Gilmore And Morrell Lead ODU To 6TH At Great Smokies

September 19, 2009
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Sept. 19, 2009

CULLOWHEE, NC-- Emma Gilmore and ODU freshman Samantha Morrell finished 13th with 73's after at the 11th annual Women's Great Smokies Golf Tournament at the Waynesville Inn Golf Resort. The second and third rounds were rained out.

As a team, the Lady Monarchs are sixth with a 302. Elon and Western Carolina lead the tournament at 286.

Gilmore shot 37 on the front and 36 on the back while Morrell shot 36 on the front and 37 on the back. Both were only four stroke back of the tournament leaders. Due to the shortened tournament, there was a four-way tie for the Individual Champion. Western Carolina's Malin Jansson and Tiffany Schisler, playing as an individual, tied with Elon's Tara McFadden and William & Mary's Carolina Sweet, each shooting a 69, for the top honors.

Sophomore Kristen Hagan shot a 76 and is tied for 39th.

Morrell was sixth in the tournament in pars with 13, while the Lady Monarchs as a team were sixth in birdies (11), seventh in par 5 scoring (4.96) and seventh in par 3 scoring (3.28). ODU plays in the Elon Seatrail tournament beginning on Sept.25th.

Final Round Results
Par 79 - 5922 yards
Cullowhee, NC

Team Results

1.Elon 286 Western Carolina 286 3. William and Mary 288 4.Radford 299 5.Charleston Southern 300 6. Old Dominion 302 7.St. Leo 304 8.Western KY 305 Tenn. Tech 305 Winthrop 305 11. Austin Peay 306 12.Gardner-Webb 306 Belmont 306 14. Presbyterian 307 15.SCAD 311 Bowling Green 311 17. High Point 312 18. UAB 314 19. Appalachian State 316 20. USC Upstate 320 21. The Citadel 326 22. S.C. State 328 23. Univ. of Mobile 328

Individual Leader Tara McFadden- Elon 69 Malin Jannsen -WCU 69 Caroline Sweet- W&M 69

ODU GOLFERS T13 Emma Gilmore 73 T13 Samantha Morrell 73 T39 Kristen Hagan 76 T83 Laura Holmes 80 106 Connie Farmer 85