The Columbus State University women’s golf team weathered the rain on Tuesday and finished in fifth place at the annual Lady Cougar Classic.
Columbus State recorded a team score of 335 on Tuesday to finish the tournament with a 54-hole score of 988 on the historic course at the Country Club of Columbus. USC Beaufort (961) took home the team title finishing three shots ahead of second place Young Harris College (964). North Georgia (967) ended the event in third and West Georgia (981) was in fourth.
Monica Ruiz Pavon carded the low individual score of the day for the Lady Cougars, battling the rainy conditions to shoot a 83. The freshman finished tied for 13th overall. Anna Meleshkina, Jordan Booker and Victoria Libaak all shot 84 in the final round. Meleshkina finished 12th, with Booker in 13th and Libaak in 17th. Bailey Hochgertle posted a score of 94 on Tuesday and finished in 30th place.
The Lady Cougars are back out on the golf course next Monday and Tuesday for the Eagle Invitational hosted by Embry-Riddle in Daytona Beach, Fla.