Lady Vikings Finish Ninth at Rome News-Tribune Invitational

Chelsea Hoag
Chelsea Hoag

Berry's Chelsea Hoag fired a team low round of 83 Tuesday and Nikki Cline finished with a team best 36-hole score of 168 as the Lady Vikings finished ninth at the Rome News-Tribune Invitational at Coosa Country Club in Rome.

Lee won the team crown with a two-round score of 309-311-620, six strokes ahead of second-place Shorter, which shot 312-314-626.

Shorter's Lisa Persson won the individual medal with a 74-75-149 total.

Cline had Berry's best finish with a 25th place showing. She shot rounds of 83 and 85, respectively. Berry's Nicole Wood tied for 27th at 83-87-170, while Hoag tied for 40th at 93-83-176.

Cady Clark and Lauren Buschhorn rounded out the scores for the players in Berry's lineup. Clark finished 65th at 91-100-191, and Buschhorn was 68th at 94-105-199.

Berry's Morgan Johnston played individually, finishing in a 49th-place tie with a 36-hole score of 89-92-181.

Cumberlands shot 332-318-650 to finish in a distant third place, while Lindsey Wilson (326-328-654) and Young Harris (343-334-677) rounded out the top five.

Campbellsville finished sixth at 340-345-685, Trevecca Nazarene shot 337-359-696 to finish seventh and Union was eighth at 352-349-701.

After Berry, Oglethorpe completed the top 10 by shooting 361-350-711.

Persson was joined on the All-Tournament team by Lindsey Wilson's Kaitlin Allen (2nd, 78-74-152), Shorter's Maria Bengtsson (77-76-153), Lee's Courtney Shelton (74-80-154), Cumberland's Liz Stephens (78-77-155), Lee's Sloane Skinner (80-75-155) and Lee's Madison Alexander (77-78-155).

Berry is scheduled to return to action March 16-18 at the Jekyll Island Intercollegiate.

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