After being postponed twice due to hurricanes, the Knights Invitational was played on Thursday at Vista Links Golf Course and the Bridgewater women's golf team overcame some challenges to claim their first victory of the 2018-19 season.
On the strength of a career round by senior Amanda Kelley, the Eagles shaved 18 strokes from their first round score to finish in fifth place in a field of 12 D-II teams at the Glade Springs Intercollegiate.
Bridgewater women's golf opened its 2018-19 season at the Glade Springs Intercollegiate Golf Championship on Monday. The Eagles posted a team score of 352 which put them in fifth place among thirteen teams, all of whom are D-II teams other than Bridgewater.
Bridgewater College placed six student-athletes on the VaSID All-State College Division Academic Team released Monday. Selected to the team were Amber Celen (Track and Field), Christina Herbert (Women’s Golf), Briana Moore (Women’s Basketball), Blake Mann (Men’s Lacrosse), Brett Jones (Baseball) and Ocean Armstrong (Men’s Golf).
A collegiate career that included three ODAC individual titles, a national championship title, a national Player of the Year award, a first-ever DIII claim to the Virginia State Player of the Year award, and Bridgewater College's first-ever four-time All-American athlete came to an end one day earlier than expected as senior Christina Herbert missed the cut in the 2018 NCAA Championship at Mission Inn Resort.
The El Campeon course at Mission Inn bared its teeth today, allowing only three players in a field of 130 at the NCAA Championship to post scores better than 75, and Bridgewater College senior Christina Herbert was among those who fell down the leaderboard.
Bridgewater College senior Christina Herbert started her NCAA Division III national championship title defense on Tuesday. After a slow start on the El Campeon course at Mission Inn Resort, Herbert rallied to close the first round with a 4-over par score of 77, placing her inside the top-10 among 130 competitors.
The Bridgewater women's golf team posted a final round score of 333, but a solid showing did not prevent them from dropping three spots to finish the elite Jekyll Island Collegiate in 19th Place- exactly where they were ranked coming in.
The Jekyll Island Women's Collegiate tournament is annually one of the strongest events on the Bridgewater College golf schedule. This year the Eagles managed to finish the first round ahead of several higher-ranked teams after a team score of 332 on Friday.