|Falcons Win SAPC Invitational|
|Tuesday, 04 March 2008|
|VASS, N.C.—Junior Brittany Beltran, who fired a two-day total of five-over par 149 to win the individual medalist honors, helped guide the Pfeiffer University women’s golf team to the team title at the 2008 St. Andrews Spring Invitational at Woodlake Resort & Golf Club on Monday and Tuesday. The Lady Falcons won the team title by 33 strokes with a 36-hole total of 639. Pfeiffer’s top-four scorers all finished in the top-10 en route to the victory. |
Beltran, who is the reigning Conference Carolinas women’s Golfer of the Month for February, won the individual title by five strokes by turning in a two-day total of five-over 149. Beltran fired a one-over 73 on the 5,943-yard, par-72 Palmer Layout at the Woodlake Resort to take the overnight lead. Beltran then backed up her impressive round with a 76 on Tuesday.
Saint Leo sophomore Anna Riss tied for second with Newberry sophomore Franziska Blum. Both Riss and Blum totaled 154 strokes while both of their teams tied for second. Newberry senior Ashley Ratliff and Pfeiffer junior Molly Tullar rounded out the top-five individuals in the 62-entrant field with totals of 155 (75-80) and 160 (84-76), respectively. Limestone’s Katie Clayton (83-79—162) was sixth; Pfeiffer’s Charlene Reid (83-81—164) and Anderson’s Sophie Dembroski (80-84—164) tied for seventh; Louisburg individual Misti Joseph (85-80—165) garnered ninth; and UNC Pembroke’s Christina Crovetti (84-82—166) and Pfeiffer’s Lina Elmsater (87-79—166) rounded out the top-10 tied for 10th overall.