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Furman Golf Finishes Sixth At John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate

Laura Wearn
Laura Wearn

Stockbridge, Ga. – Furman's Laura Wearn (+1) carded a final round 72 to finish in fifth place and help the Paladins to a sixth place finish on Tuesday in the John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate at the par-72 Eagle's Landing Country Club.

Wearn, a junior, notched three birdies and an eagle at the par-5, No. 6 to shoot a one-under on the front nine and climb into the top five at one-over.  Liz Wendt notched a three-over 75 to finish in a tie for 21st while Alexa Rancourt (+9) placed ninth with a five-over 77 on Tuesday.

Maryland (+21) claimed the tournament title with Mississippi State (+27), East Tennessee State (+28), Campbell (+31) and Western Carolina (+32) rounding out the top five.  Furman recorded a 16-over 304 on Tuesday to claim sixth place in the 11-team field.

ETSU's Gabriella Wahl (-7) shot a 69 to cruise to the individual title.

Furman returns to action April 9-10, at the Knights and Pirates Invitational in Melbourne, Fla.

 

Furman Results

6 Furman 299 300 304 903

5 Laura Wearn 71 74 72 217

T18 Alexa Rancourt 76 72 77 225

T21 Liz Wendt 75 77 75 227

T48 Inga Gunnarsdottir 83 77 80 240

T53 Daffodil Sanchez 77 83 86 246

 

*T48 Mackenzie Puryear 79 76 85 240

* Laura DeMarco 84 85 WD

 

* - playing as individual