Mount Olive Finishes Second At King University Invitational

Mount Olive Finishes Second At King University Invitational


Virginia Lane tied for second out of 42 golfers and Mount Olive carded its second lowest 18-hole score in team history as the Trojans finished second out of eight teams in the King University Invitational at Bristol Country Club in Bristol, Tenn. The 36-hole tournament concluded Tuesday.

Entering Tuesday's play in fourth place with a 328 in the first round, Mount Olive carded a team score of 314 for a 36-hole total of 642. Up until last March, 315 was the school record for lowest 18-hole score.

Lane followed her 75 in the first round with a 77 Tuesday for a 36-hole score of 152. Lane was among three Trojans in the top 15 as Emy Ohling (79-83--162) tied for 13th, while Julie Loennechen overcame an opening-round 88 with a 76 in the second round.

Louisa Tillstrom (88-79--167) tied for 22nd and Stefany King (86-82--168) finished 25th.

Limestone won the team championship with a 628. Elizabeth Swallow of tournament host King captured the individual title with a 2-under-par 142.

The tournament was the Trojans' fall opener.

Mount Olive returns to action next week as both the Trojan men's and women's golf teams head to Myrtle Beach, S.C., for the Myrtle Beach Invitational. Both tournaments begin play Monday and conclude Tuesday.