Troy earns first place finish at Chris Banister Golf Classic

Taylor Boydstun

Staff Writer

The Troy Trojans women’s golf team won first place at the Chris Banister Golf Classic at the Silver Lakes Golf Course, which took place Sept. 28-29 in Glencoe.

This is the fifth time the Trojans have won in the past 14 tournaments. Troy’s overall score was 314-300-307—921, followed by Morehead State University with a total score of 312-307-306—925.

Troy was initially tied for fifth place after the opening round, but finished four strokes ahead of Morehead State. Jacksonville State University came in third place with a score of 307-313—620.

Troy junior Fátima Fernández Cano won the individual title at this particular event for the second season in a row.

Cano scored the lowest of the entire tournament, scoring a 2-under 70 in the final round and passing Murray State’s sophomore Moa Folke for the individual title. Cano concluded the tournament with a 1-over 217, winning her third collegiate title.

Junior Gabi Oubre contributed another spot in the top 10 as she tied for ninth place, ending the tournament with a 6-over 78 on the final day of action. Junior Becca Horner finished third of her teammates, placing 12th overall and scoring a 7-over 79 in the final round.

Freshman Bianca Lohbauer closed with an 8-over 80, tying for 40th place. Freshman Lindsey Harrison scored a 9-over 81 and finished in a tie for 57th place.

Competing individually, senior Kalyn Hudson tied in 51st place, freshman Bria Jansen placed 59th, freshman Abby Parks finished 63rd and freshman Antonia Poate tied for 64th place.

The Trojans are scheduled to compete at the Blue Raider Invitational in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on Oct. 26-27, where they hope to achieve a sixth tournament victory.

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