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OVC Championship on Tap for Tigers
Saturday, April 14, 2018
OVC Championship on Tap for Tigers

Event 8: Ohio Valley Conference Championship
Hosted by: Ohio Valley Conference
Date: Monday, Apr. 16 - Wednesday, Apr. 18, 2018
Location: Muscle Shoals, Ala.
Course: Shoals at the Robert Trent Jones Trail - Schoolmaster Course
Details: Par-72, Yardage – 6,043
Play: 54 Holes (18 Monday, 18 Tuesday, 18 Wednesday)
Tee Times
Tee Times
Wednesday: Tee Times
Tournament Page: OVC Championship
Live Scoring
: GolfStat

Participating Teams (9): Austin Peay, Belmont, Eastern Illinois, Eastern Kentucky, Jacksonville State, Morehead State, Murray State, Tennessee State, Tennessee Tech

     2017-18   Rounds   Scoring   Tee 
   Tiger Order   Avg.   Played   Rounds   Time 
 1.   Carson Racich   79.1   16   16   8:40 AM 
 2.   Morgan Rood   85.6   16   15   8:30 AM 
 3.   Haleigh Riley   88.9   16   15   8:20 AM 
 4.   Dhani McDowell   91.1   16   6   8:10 AM 
5.  Savannah Szozda   91.7   16   8   8:00 AM 

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee State women’s golf team heads to Muscle Shoals, Ala., to compete in the Ohio Valley Conference Championship. Carson Racich leads the squad with a 79.1 average in just her first year in the program. The freshman recorded the second best score in program history with a 73 earlier in the season and has a season best 232 in a 54-hole outing. Morgan Rood carded her career best round at the Town & Country Invitational in October and will look to improve on her best 54-hole performance of 249, set at the OVC Championships a year ago. Haleigh Riley looks to continue her growth during her sophomore campaign. Riley is averaging six strokes better than a season ago and posted her career best 54-hole tournament in the fall at the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate. Dhani McDowell enters the OVCs after posting three of her four top scores in each of the lasting three outings. Savannah Szozda brings in momentum after coming off her best round since the early fall.

Haleigh Riley, Sophomore
“I'm looking forward to OVCs because, as a team, I think we are mentally and physically ready to shoot our lowest three round tournament. My hopes for this tournament, is to focus on having fun, so If I hit a bad shot, I will stay in the game mentally and just keep looking at the next shot ahead.”

Morgan Rood, Sophomore
“At conference I hope that I can shoot in the 70's and have the lowest round in my collegiate career. I have high hopes we can place higher in this tournament than ever before and I think we have a good chance at breaking our record.”

Savannah Szozda, Sophomore
“I hope I hit the ball better. I am looking to have the best rounds of the season. I hope the team breaks through and shoots our lowest round in school history.”

Dhani McDowell, Freshman
“I hope the OVC tournament will be my best 54 hole score. I hope the team will beat our record in order to keep climbing and continue to beat our teams and personal bests.”

Carson Racich, Freshman
“For the OVCs personally, I am going to go out enjoying each round since it's my first Championship. I hope execute all my shots how I envision them. I am going out with nothing but confidence! For the team, I hope we can all go out and pull together as a team and be competitive.”