GULF SHORES, AL—ODU freshman golfer Rachel Walker (72-70-74=216) tied for fifth and senior Elizabeth Haycock ninth to lead the Lady Monarchs to a fourth place tie at the 2014 Conference USA Championships at the Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club.
The finish is the best conference tournament finish ever for the Lady Monarchs, with her fifth place finish, Walker was named to C-USA’s All-Tournament squad.
Walker shot 74 in today’s final round to finish the 54-hole event at 216, seven strokes behind Tournament champion Fabiola Arriaga of UTSA who won by four strokes over Gema Dryburgh of Tulane. She joined Arriaga of UTSA, Gemma Dryburgh and Emily Penttila of Tulane, Camino Sardinero of UTEP and Belen Goicoechea of Tulane on the All-Tournament team.
Elizabeth Haycock (74-75-69=218)climbed back into the top 10 after firing a 69 today to finish at 218 for a ninth place tie.
Tulane (281-291-284=856) won the team championship by 10 strokes over UTSA. The Lady Monarchs (297-291-293=881) tied with FIU for fourth.