Hovatter Records Career Lows To Close Cougar Classic Action

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Alison Hovatter set a new 54-hole career low with a 219 to close the Cougar Classic on Tuesday.

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
Alison Hovatter set a new 54-hole career low with a 219 to close the Cougar Classic on Tuesday.
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

Sept. 10, 2013

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CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Ole Miss women's golf team closed out action at the 2011 Cougar Classic in 14th place (305-297-298--900) on Tuesday at Yeamans Hall. Sophomore Alison Hovatter continued her solid play, shooting her third consecutive round of 1-over par 73, giving her a score of 219 for the tournament - a new 54-hole career low.

"Alison played three solid rounds this week for us and showed how much stronger her mind has gotten," said head coach Michele Drinkard.  

Hovatter was the pillar of consistency throughout the course of the tournament and recorded six birdies over the course of the tournament.  Additionally, her three straight rounds of 73 tied her career low round, a feat she accomplished just once heading into the tournament.

 For the second consecutive season, Florida claimed the Cougar Classic title at five-under par (291-287-281--859), just edging out newcomer Clemson (285-282-29--860), in their first tournament as a varsity program. Florida's Anna Young claimed the individual title at 5-under par.

Abby Newton closed the tournament strong firing a 2-over par 74 in her final round, while Stani Schiavone closed with a 3-over par 75. Kathryn Fowler ended her final round at 5-over 77, while Taelor Rubin closed at 4-over 76.

"The team will take a few days off and focus on our academics then start preparing for Tennessee's tournament," said Drinkard. "We need to improve our shots around the green and making more putts inside 10 feet." 

Ole Miss is next in action at the Mercedes-Benz Championship in Knoxville, Tenn. (Sept. 20-22). The tournament will be played at Cherokee Country Club.

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.

Team Standings (Final)

1

 

Florida

-5

291

287

281

859

2

 

Clemson

-4

285

282

293

860

3

 

College of Charleston

-3

289

285

287

861

4

 

NC State

-1

287

287

289

863

5

 

Miss. State

+7

282

291

298

871

6

 

South Carolina

+8

285

298

289

872

7

 

Wake Forest

+15

287

294

298

879

8

 

Auburn

+17

295

295

291

881

9

 

Tennessee

+19

299

296

288

883

10

 

Wisconsin

+20

298

292

294

884

11

 

LSU

+23

295

291

301

887

12

 

Baylor

+24

289

299

300

888

13

 

Penn State

+33

299

302

296

897

14

 

Mississippi

+36

305

297

298

900

15

 

Missouri

+44

302

302

304

908

16

 

Furman

+46

298

312

300

910

17

 

Coastal Carolina

+50

303

305

306

914

18

 

Maryland

+51

299

306

310

915

19

 

UNCG

+85

314

319

316

949

20

 

Charleston Southern

+103

329

324

314

967

Ole Miss Individual Standings
T-26- Alison Hovatter, 73-73-73---219
T-50-Abby Newton, 78-74-74---226
T-50-Stani Schiavone, 77-74-75---226
T-76 Taelor Rubin, 77-78-76---231
T-80 Kathryn Fowler, 79-76-77---232

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