The Hiram College women’s golf team finished in seventh place following the final round of the competition at the North Coast Athletic Conference Invitational hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University at Oakhaven Golf Club in Delaware.
The Terriers improved by 17 strokes as a team on the final day of competition to post a score of 419 strokes and finished with an overall total 855 strokes (436+419=855) to place seventh of seven teams. DePauw (Ind.) University won the event and the NCAC title with 639 strokes (321+318=639), followed by Allegheny (Pa.) College in second at 671 strokes (336+335=671). Wittenberg University was third with 680 strokes (336+344=680).
Freshman Megan Jennings (Stow/Stow-Munroe Falls) led Hiram with a tournament-total 195 strokes (99+96=195) on the par-72, 5,890-yard course layout and was 26th overall individually. Freshman Jenelle Bayus (Cortland/Lakeview) and junior Carrie Dyer (Canton/McKinley) finished in a tie for second on the team with 214 strokes each. Bayus posted rounds of 113 and 101 strokes, while Dyer recorded rounds of 109 and 105 strokes. Freshman Alexa Griswold (Conneaut) posted the fourth lowest score for Hiram of 232 strokes (115+117=232) and freshman Taylor Stott (Akron/Archbishop Hoban) rounded out the Terrier competitors with a tournament-total 248 strokes (131+117=248).