Lumpkin, Price lead NSU women to fourth-place at St. Edwards Invitational

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AUSTIN, Texas – The Northeastern State women’s golf team moved up four positions to finish fourth at the St. Edward’s Invitational, which was held at the par-70, 5,802-yard Onion Creek Country Club.

The RiverHawks shot 310 in Tuesday’s final round to finish at 59-over-par 619 (309-310).

Florida Tech took home top honors at 37-over 597 (293-304), while Indianapolis landed in second at 47-over 607 (299-308). Sonoma State was the only other team to finish ahead of NSU, and the Seawolves shot 51-over 611 (308-303).

Northeastern State also got a big in-region victory over rival Arkansas Tech, who finished eighth at 63-over 623 (308-315).

True freshman Kelsey Lumpkin led NSU with a top-6 effort. She shot 10-over 150 (74-76) to register her third top-10 finish of the season.

Junior Baylee Price shot 14-over 154 (80-74) to tie for 16th, while senior Charter Lawson landed at T-31 after firing an 18-over 158 (77-81). True freshmen Halie Wright (81-79) and Ebba Moberg (78-82) both tied for 41st at 20-over 160.

The RiverHawks will take a month off from competition before heading to Axtell, Nebraska March 25-26 for the UNK Spring Invitational.

Rogers State placed 10th as a team with Mica Eastin, Kina Boone and Raquel Trevino all placing in the top 20.

Eastin was tied for first going into the final round and shot a 9-over-par 79 to finish at 11-over-par 151 for eighth place. She totaled four birdies in the two rounds and was the best in the field on the par 5s at 2-under-par.

Boone also shot 79 after a 5-over-par 75 in her first round. She totaled a score of 14-over-par 154 to place 16th. Trevino managed a 74 to climb up the leadership to 19th. Stirling Phillips shot 85 and Elizabeth McCloskey 87.

The Hillcats are back on the course on March 7-8 for the Diffee Ford-Lincoln Invitational in Edmond, Oklahoma at KickingBird Golf Course.

February 22-23, 2016 at Austin, Texas
(par-70, 5,802-yard Onion Creek Country Club)
Team Results

1.        Florida Tech                                      293-304=597 (+37)

2.        Indianapolis                                       299-308=607 (+47)

3.        Sonoma State                                     308-303=611 (+51)

4.       Northeastern State                         309-310=619 (+59)

T5.     St. Edward’s                                       305-316=621 (+61)

           West Texas A&M                               302-319=621 (+61)

7.        St. Mary’s                                           310-312=622 (+62)

8.        Arkansas Tech                                   308-315=623 (+63)

9.        Western Washington                        308-317=625 (+65)

10.     Rogers State                                      310-317=627 (+67)

11.     Cal State Monterey Bay                    310-325=635 (+75)

12.     Texas A&M-Commerce                     319-337=656 (+96)

13.     Hawaii-Hilo                                        341-328=669 (+109)

14.     Lubbock Christian                             338-339=677 (+117)

15.     Texas A&M-International                 371-374=718 (+158)


Top-5 Results

T1.     Glory Jangthongsiri (West Texas A&M)     72-74=146 (+6)

           Felicia Leftinger (Florida Tech)                  73-73=146 (+6)

T3.     Paxton DeHaven (Indianapolis)                  73-75=148 (+8)

           Sarah Rotter (Sonoma State)                       75-73=148 (+8)

5.        Brittany LaPadula (Florida Tech)               72-77=149 (+9)

 * – won playoff on first hole

NSU Individuals

T6.     Kelsey Lumpkin                                 74-76=150 (+10)

T16.   Baylee Price                                       80-74=154 (+14)

T31.   Charter Lawson                                77-81=158 (+18)

T41.   Halie Wright                                      81-79=160 (+20)

           Ebba Moberg                                     78-82=160 (+20)



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