Women's golf places fourth at Huntingdon Hawk Invitational
Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Prattville, Ala.  --- The Tennessee State University women's golf team rallied for a fourth place finish at the Huntingdon Hawk Invitational hosted by Huntingdon College.

Redshirt freshman Jamie Pierce led all TSU scorers and earned a fourth place finish after carding scores of 80 and 81 in the first and second rounds, respectively. She finished with a 17-over-par 161 and recorded two birdies the only eagle of the tournament.

Sophomore Marie Black finished in the Top 20 after drawing even with three others at 14th. Black shot rounds of 86 and 92 to finish with a score of 178.

Also notching a Top 20 finish was sophomore Mya Billingsley who registered her best score of the season in the second round. She finished tied for 20th place with a score of 186 (97-89).

Senior Katelyn Dingeman (24th) and sophomore Jatoia Potts (34th) rounded out the scorers for TSU with final counts of 191 (96-95) and 237 (130-107), respectively.

Overall, Tennessee State shot a 716 (359- 357), finishing right behind third place Alabama State with a 695 (362- 333). Birmingham Southern captured the top spot with a 671 (333- 338) while West Georgia placed third, 681 (342- 339).

"I was extremely proud of the way we played," commented head coach Taylor. "It was the lowest team score of the season and all five young ladies played fairly well. This was a good building block for next season."