Parker leads women's golf at Lady Eagle Invitational
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Parker leads women's golf at Lady Eagle Invitational

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Lipscomb women’s golf team wrapped up action in the 2016 Lady Eagle Invitational at the Hattiesburg Country Club with an 11th-place finish on Tuesday in Hattiesburg.

The Lady Bisons finished the 54-hole event with a +90, 954 (317-322-315) shooting their best rounds of the tournament on the final day of action. Barry took home top honors with a +41, 905 (304, 302, 299).

Inside the Herd:

  • Miriam Parker paced the Lady Bisons with a top-10 finish as she tied for 10th with a +15, 231 (77, 78, 76).
  • Samantha Griffith carded a final-round 75, the best round of the tournament for a Lipscomb participant, to finish just one stroke back of Parker in a tie for 12th at +16.
  • Ashton Martin finished in a tie for 47th after carding an 80, her best round of the event, on Tuesday. She ended with a +28, 244, (82, 82, 80).
  • Charley Benefield and Lily McDonald rounded out the competitors for the Lady Bisons with a +31, 247 (82, 81, 84) and a +54, 270 (94, 90, 86), respectively.

Up next:  Lipscomb heads to Hawaii on March 22-23 for the Donnis Thompson Invitational in Honolulu, Hawaii.