OCU women miss cut in defense of national championship

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Photo: Savannah Moody led the Stars with an 82-80–162.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Oklahoma City University failed to make the cut after shooting a team score of 330 in the second round of the NAIA women’s golf championships Wednesday at PGA National.

OCU, the defending national champion, improved its score from day one but was unable to finish above the cut line of the top 17 teams after 36 holes. Oklahoma City ended the tournament with a team score of 333-330–663, 12 strokes away from making the cut. SCAD Savannah (Ga.) continues to lead with a score of 300-306–606 after two days of action.

Savannah Moody, a senior from Aledo, Texas, turned in a second-round score of 80 to finish the tournament with an 82-80–162. She was two strokes shy of finishing with a two-round score of 160, the cut line for the top 40 individuals to advance.

Melissa Eldredge, a sophomore from Eufaula, Okla., rounded out the tournament with a score of 80-83–163. Loren Matrone, a freshman from Frisco, Texas, carded an 86-82–168.

Others competing for OCU were Emma Allen and Regan McQuaid. Allen, a senior from Broken Arrow, Okla., turned in an 85-93–178, while McQuaid, a junior from Tulsa, Okla., had a 99-85–184. Oklahoma City finished with nine birdies, five in round one and four in round two.

Temperatures on day two hovered in the mid 80s throughout the day with wind reaching up to 13 mph and gusting up to 22 mph.


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