News from MSU Media Relations--April 16

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Women's Golf
FRANKLIN, Tenn. - The Mississippi State women's golf team concluded play Sunday at the SEC Championship, finishing in 10th place. The Lady Bulldogs shot a 302 on the final day of competition at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.

"We played well the last two days of the tournament after getting off to a slow start," said MSU head coach Christi Sanders. "Now we will go back and practice the next two weeks and wait for the NCAA Regional selections."

Junior Amanda Mathis led State, finishing in a tie for 11th after shooting a 75 on Sunday. Senior Ashleigh Korzack shot a 73 in the final round and concluded the tournament in a tie for 30th. Senior Stephanie Godare finished in a tie for 53rd, shooting a 240 for the tournament. A day after matching a career best round, Freshman Leigh Phillips set a new mark, shooting a 77 on Sunday. She finished in 56th place. Sophomore Julia Huh finished the tournament in 58th, shooting a 245 for the tournament.

Auburn edged out Tennessee by one stroke in the final round to win the team title. Maria Martinez of Auburn claimed individual honors after firing a 70 in the final round, finishing the tournament at 5-under par.

State will now await the NCAA Regional selections on May 1 to see if they will continue their season in a Regional.


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