Women’s golf finishes seventh out of 40

Jill Odom Sports Editor The Troy women’s golf team finished in seventh place out of 40 competing schools at the Kiawah Island Classic on Tuesday, March 3. The Kiawah Island Classic took place at Kiawah Island, South Carolina, from Sunday, March 1, to Tuesday, March 3. The tournament was split up over two courses, and Troy took on the more difficult Osprey Point Course. On Sunday, the Trojans finished in second place, shooting a 298, only one shot behind North Florida. Senior Langley Vannoy tied for eighth place with a…

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Women’s golf places 11th in competition

Jill Odom Sports Editor The Troy women’s golf team traveled to Tallahassee, Florida, to start its spring season at the FSU Match-Up, and finished in 11th place on Sunday, Feb. 15. On the first day of the FSU Match-Up, Troy shot a 312, placing it in 11th place. No. 2 South Carolina led the first round after shooting 292, while No. 9 Mississippi State placed second, four strokes behind. Senior Taylor McGraw led the Trojans by tying for 24th place on Friday, Feb. 13. She shot four-over 76 and picked…

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Golf teams both earn top five finishes

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer  The women’s golf team surged up the leaderboard on the final day of the JU Classic to grab second place, while the men’s golf team finished fourth in a rain-shortened AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic on Monday, Oct. 13. The women went into the final day, Tuesday, Oct. 14, in sixth place. The team shot a 297 on the final day to climb up the leaderboard and finish   second. The Trojans defeated 12 schools in the tournament, including Maryland and host Jacksonville University. Sophomore Fatima Fernandez Cano…

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Women’s golf team wins tournament; men’s golf takes third at Invitational

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer Both the men’s and women’s golf teams had success over the weekend, with the women’s team winning the Chris Banister Golf Classic on Tuesday, Sept. 30, and the men’s team placing third at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational on Monday, Sept. 29. The women’s team won the tournament by 16 strokes, shooting a 900 as a team for the event. The Trojans defeated 10 other schools, including the host Jacksonville State, and rivals UAB and South Alabama. Sophomore Fatima Fernandez Cano also won the individual event, shooting…

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Trojan golf champions start their season at “Mo”morial

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer The defending Sun Belt champion Troy women’s golf team started its season this week at the “Mo”morial hosted by Texas A&M at the Traditions Golf Club in Bryan, Texas. The Trojans are coming off a conference title and sophomore Fatima Fernandez Cano is the reigning Sun Belt individual champion. “The ladies are very excited to play and pick up where they left off last year,” head coach Bart Barnes said. “This is a new event for us, and it will give us an outstanding opportunity to…

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