April 5, 2014
Final Results | Round Two Results
OXFORD, Miss. –The Ole Miss women’s golf team moved up a spot and closed the 2014 Rebel Intercollegiate in 10th place after playing 36 holes on Saturday (April 5) at the Ole Miss Golf Course. Junior Stani Schiavone saved her best round for the final round, carding a team-best 4-under par 68 to close tournament action.
GRU Augusta claimed the team title with a three-round score of 871 (286-295-290—896). The Jaguar’s Jessica Haigwood took medalist honors with a 6-under par 210 (71-70-69—210), while Southern Miss’ Brandi Rodriguez took runner-up honors with a 4-uder par 212 (70-71-71 --212.Tulane’s Emily Pentilla rounded out the top three with a 2-under par 214 (71-73-70—214).
As a team, Ole Miss posted a three-round score of 301-302-289 –892 and posted its third top 10 finish of the spring. Ole Miss’ final round of 289 was its best round of golf this spring.
Schiavone had a great second day and was one of two players to card a 68 on the afternoon, which tied for the low round of the tournament. After carding a 75 in the first round of the afternoon, Schiavone posted five birdies and played an excellent front nine. The Pennsylvania native was 4-under at the turn, a number she would maintain throughout the third and final round.
Maria Toennessen also closed the tournament well, firing an even par 72 for the lowest round of her career. Her three-round score of 222 also ties her 54-hole low, a mark she has set twice during her freshman campaign.
Sophomore Abby Newton carded 1-under par 71 in the second round for her best round of the tournament. Her 71 is also her lowest round of the season and is two strokes off her 18 hole low of 69.
Alison Hovatter and Taelor Rubin also saved their best rounds for the final round. Hovatter rebounded from a 79 in the second round to shoot a 2-over par 74 in the final round, while Rubin carded a 3-over par 75 to close tournament action.
Playing as individuals, Kaitlin Voll and Kathryn Fowler each carded 79 in the final round. Voll finished tied for 73rd and Fowler, playing in her final home tournament, placed 82nd.
The Ole Miss women’s golf team will take some time off before heading to the SEC Championships held at the Greystone Country Club in Birmingham, Ala. April 18-20. For all Ole Miss women’s golf news and information, go to OleMissSports.com, and follow the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissWGolf and on Facebook at Ole Miss WGolf.
Rebel Intercollegiate Notables
-GRU Augusta takes the title with a 7-over par 871, which is the second lowest 54-hole score in tournament history. It is GRU’s first Rebel Intercollegiate tournament title.
-GRU Augusta’s Jessica Haigwood takes the medalist honors with a 54-hole score of 6-under par 210, which is the third lowest 54-hole individual score.
-GRU Augusta’s opening round of 286 tied for the fourth lowest round in tournament history. Tulane also shot a 286 in the second round in the 2013 Rebel Intercollegiate.
-Colorado State, Texas State and Notre Dame made their first appearances in the tournament field this year. Defending champion, Coastal Carolina was back in the field as was 209, 2010 champion, Tulane and 2011 champion, Tennessee.
1. GRU Augusta 286-295-290--871
2. Kennesaw State 294-297-283--874
3. Tulane 294-296-286 --876
4. Texas State 293-291-292--876
5. East Tennessee State 292-292-296--880
6. Tennessee 296-297-288--881
7. Kentucky 296-296-291--883
8. Harvard 294-297-294--885
9. Furman 296-301-293--890
10. Ole Miss 301-302-289--892
11. Coastal Carolina 292-308-292--892
12. Samford 301-304-291--896
13. Notre Dame 303-304-297--904
14. Southern Mississippi 305-302-297--904
15. South Florida 305-305-300--910
16. Colorado State 318-309-304--931
17. Murray State 313-312-306--931
18. Memphis 317-307-308--932
Ole Miss Individual Standings
T20- Stani Schiavone, 78-75-68--221
T20-Abby Newton, 73-71-77--221
T25- Maria Toennessen, 73-77-72--222
T65- Alison Hovatter, 77-79-74--230
75–Taelor Rubin, 78-79-75--232
T73-Kaitlin Voll, 75-77-79--231
82-Kathryn Fowler, 78-80-79--237