SOUTHPORT, N.C. -- Blue Hen freshmen Andrea Slane and Amanda Terzian each finished in a tie for 16th place in the individual standings while the University of Delaware women’s golf team placed seventh out of 10 teams as UD closed out its inaugural season this weekend at the Colonial Athletic Association Championships.
UNCW defended its 2011 team title by winning again in 2012 with a three-round total of 909, while James Madison was second at 913. Georgia State placed third at 918, Xavier was fourth at 923, and Old Dominion rounded out the top five at 924.
The Blue Hens shot a 317 during Sunday’s final round, finishing in seventh place with a three-day score of 951.
Slane (at right) had the best final round by a Blue Hen, carding a three over par 75 on the par 72, 6,066-yard Reserve Club course at St. James Plantation to finish with an 18 over par 80-79-75-234. Starting on the 13th hole, Slane opened her final round with eight consecutive pars before a birdie on 3 put her at one under for the day. Slane was still just one over through the ninth hole, before ending her round with consecutive bogeys.
Terzian also finished in a tie for 16th place along with Slane after firing a six over par 78 during her final round to end up 18 over par at 80-76-78-234. Terzian recorded eight pars during a one over par front nine on Sunday, and posted her lone birdie on 17 during a five over back nine.
Freshman Annie Bowlsby carded a 12 over par 84 during her final round of the weekend, finishing in a tie for 30th place with a 26 over par 75-83-84-242. Bowlsby fired a six over par front nine and a two over par back nine, which included a birdie on 14.
Junior Frida Nilsson concluded the tournament with an eight over par 80 on Sunday to finish in 39th place at 86-82-80-248, 32 over par. Nilsson was two over during her front nine and six over on the back nine, while posting birdies on the ninth and 17th holes.
Freshman Baralee Theinthong shot a 16 over par 88 during her final round, finishing in a tie for 40th place with a 35 over par 79-84-88-251.
Charlotte Lorentzen of Georgia State earned medalist honors at the championships with a one over par 75-69-73-217, finishing four shots ahead of Sofia Hagsund of UNCW.
The CAA Championships conclude a successful opening season for the Blue Hen women’s golf team, which placed among the top 10 in all but one tournament on the year while posting three top five finishes.