Troy finishes strong at Spring Break Shootout

Kennedy Roy Sports Editor The Troy women’s golf team posted the second-lowest tally of Tuesday’s final round at the Spring Break Shootout.  As a team, the Trojans moved up into 5th place while Shaelee Scarberry moved up to a tie for 4th.  The Trojans ended the tournament with 38 birdies collectively along with carding 11 birdies.  Scarberry individually shot 1-over par and Elizabeth Preus shot even par on the day. Preus had a strong opening round with a start of three birdies on her first four holes. Right before the…

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Women’s golf shines; gets rained out

( Photo / Troy Athletics ) Junior Judith Castro swings driver at the First Coast Classic hosted by Western Kentucky.  Tanner Colvin Sports Writer Coming off a second-place finish to open the spring season, the Troy Women’s Golf team returned Monday at the First Coast Classic held by Western Kentucky at the par 72, 6,002-yard Deerwood Country Club in Jacksonville, Florida.  Head Coach Randy Keck rolled out the same lineup for the Trojans’ second event of the spring as he did in last week’s match and Troy had four individuals…

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Women’s golf takes first at TSU Town & Country

(PHOTO/ Troy Athletics) Sophomore Nicole Lorup finished in a tie for first place at Tennessee State’s Town and Country. Lorup tied with teammate ShaeLee Scarberry as the pair shot 72-68 and 70-70, respectively.   Dylan Hurst Staff Writer The Troy Women’s Golf team won the Town and Country Invitational this Tuesday out of a field of eight teams with an overall team score of 566, a 15-shot advantage. Tennessee State played host to the event held in Nashville, Tennessee.    Sophomore Nicole Lorup (72-68—140) paced the Trojans and finished in…

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Women’s golf takes third in Starmount Fall Classic

Dylan Hurst Staff Writer Trojan Freshman Nicole Lorup scored her second third-place finish of this season, leading Troy to an overall tie for third out of 15 teams at the Starmount Fall Classic. Lorup finished 2-over at the 54-hole event which finished on Tuesday. “She (Lorup) is a pretty special player, probably one of the top five freshmen in the country,” said Head Coach Randy Keck. “Nicole is an amazing iron striker and hits the ball at the flag as good as I’ve seen. When you hit the ball straight and around…

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Troy women’s golf takes 2nd at conference tournament

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer Lindsey Harrison’s 13-over par proved to be the difference maker as the Troy women’s golf team secured second place out of 11 teams in the Sun Belt Conference Championship, which concluded Tuesday afternoon. The Trojans landed three players in the top 20 of the individual leaderboards and scored 300-306-300 through three rounds as a team over a three-day stretch at the Raven Golf Club in Sandestin, Florida. Coastal Carolina went home with its first-ever conference championship at 20-over par as a team, which was a full…

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