Daytona State wins rain-shortened Women's Golf championship
May 15, 2014
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 2014 NJCAA Women’s Golf Championship was held to three rounds at the LPGA International Golf Course in Daytona Beach, Fla., as rain forced tournament officials to cancel Thursday’s final round competition. As a result, the Falcons of Daytona State (Fla.) were awarded the team national title – their seventh in program history and fourth since 2010. Championship Home
Daytona State finished on top of the team standings with a three round total of 886 (+22) to outpace Seminole State (Fla.) who finished as the national runner-up with a team score of 906 (+42).
Tiffany Chan of Daytona State led from start to finish to win top medalist honors. Chan finished with an even-par score of 216 for the three rounds. Chan turned in a 68 (-4) on the tournament’s opening day, which tied for the second-lowest individual round score in the event’s history.
In addition to Chan, three other Falcons finished in the top five. So Young Hwang and Mary Dawson tied for second with identical scores of 223 (+7). Whitney Stevenson finished just two strokes back of Hwang and Dawson to place fifth overall at 225 (+9).
Seminole State did all it could to keep pace with their in-state rival as all five Raider golfers finished in the top 10. Chanya Angwarawong’s scorecard of 224 (+8) placed her fourth overall while Kelsey Jensen was just two strokes behind at 226 (+10) to finish sixth. Essense Biggs came in seventh with a 12-over-par 228 while Julia McQuilken and Erika Wardzinski tied for 10th place with identical totals of 236 (+20).
McLennan (Texas) finished third overall in the team standings with a 957 (+93) three round total, followed by Mesa (Ariz.) – 966 (+102) and Iowa Western – 1,004 (140).
Photos by Steven Sobel