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Szozda Cuts 12 Strokes Off Previous Round
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Szozda Cuts 12 Strokes Off Previous Round


Event 5: Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate
Hosted by: Tennessee Tech
Location: Sevierville, Tenn.
Course: Sevierville Golf Club
Details: Par-71, Yardage – 5,803
Weather at Start of Round: Sunny, 42
Scoring: Stats Following Each Day at
Place After Round 3: 12 of 12 (+226)

Top 5 Teams:

 1.   Samford   877  +25 
 2.   Marshall   878   +26 
 3.   Eastern Kentucky   885   +33 
 4.   Carson-Newman   916  +64 
 5.   Northern Kentucky   918   +66 
 12.   Tennessee State   1,078   +226 

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. --- Savannah Szozda topped the Tennessee State card with an 82 on the final day of the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate. Szozda's day marks her best round at a visitors event since shooting an 80 at the Saluki Invitational (3/27/17) as a freshman. The junior helped TSU to finish 11 strokes better than Monday's round.

Morgan Rood finished two strokes behind Szozda on the day with an 84. The junior dropped her score for the second consecutive day, cutting four strokes off of Monday's round. Rood hit 10 of 15 fairways on Tuesday and made par on No. 8 after hitting a 6-iron to 10 feet of the pin.

Kalee Rhodes (91) and Haleigh Riley (96) scored for the Tigers on the final day, ahead of Trinidy Pate who carded a 101.

Up Next: The Tigers travel to Carbondale, Ill. to take part in the Saluki Invitational hosted by Southern Illinois. The two-day, 54 hole event will be played on the Hickory Ridge Golf Course beginning at Mar. 24.

Leaderboard (73 Golfers)
1. Emily Uhland (Samford) 71-70-74=215, -4
64. Morgan Rood 90-88-84=262, +49
T68. Kalee Rhodes 90-88-91=269, +56
T68. Savannah Szozda 93-94-82=289, +56
70. Haleigh Riley 88-94-96=278, +65
71. Trinidy Pate 102-109-101=312, +99