DATAW ISLAND, S.C. — Two Ohio Dominican women's golfers notched top five finishes, while four Panthers placed in the top 10 of the field to power ODU to a first place team finish at the 2018 TaylorMade Intercollegiate at the Morgan River Course on Tuesday.
ODU was the only squad to break 700 for the tournament, shooting a 673 (336-337) to finish 63 strokes ahead of the next closest competitor. It marked the fourth top five finish in the team's last five outings of 2017-18.
Leading the way and finishing second overall was sophomore Bailey Krueger (Canal Winchester, Ohio), who shot a 166 (84-82) for the tournament. Krueger notched nine pars and one birdie in round two, marking the highest finish of her Panther career.
Earning her third top five finish as a Panther was sophomore Emma Romine (Marysville, Ohio), who took fifth place out of 39 with a total score of 170 (86-84). Romine has recorded two top five finishes in 2017-18 and has now recorded seven top 20 finishes for her career.
Sophomore Abby Swensen (Milford, Ohio) finished sixth overall with a 172 (87-85) to earn her first top 10 finish of the year. Swensen recorded one birdie and seven pars on the day en route to her sixth top 20 finish all-time.
Also finishing in the top 10 of the tournament field was junior Kaylin Dill (Sedalia, Ohio), who took seventh with a 173 (87-86). Dill earned the second top 10 finish of her career and recorded two birdies and 12 pars for the tournament.
The Panthers will return to the course for competition this weekend in Lexington, Kentucky at the Cherry Blossom Golf Club, with play at the SVSU Spring Invitational spanning Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18.
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