Women's Golf Finishes Eighth At Palmetto Intercollegiate

Junior Abby Smith finished tied for 16th place

Junior Abby Smith finished tied for 16th place

Oct. 28, 2013

Final Results (PDF)

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - Junior Abby Smith (Frankfort, Ky./Franklin County High School) finished tied for 16th place overall (73-78-73/224) as the Xavier women’s golf team recorded a team score of 913 (307-314-292) to take eighth place at the 2013 Palmetto Intercollegiate.

Melissa Siviter of Georgia State carded a three-round score of 214 (-2) to take the individual title. Kansas won the team title (297-295-284/876), while Georgia State (308-288-283/879) and ETSU (294-306-299/899) finished second and third, respectively.

Playing on the Par 72 – 5,972 yard course, sophomore Shane Crutchfield (St. Petersburg, Fla./St. Petersburg) finished tied for 43rd place overall (82-77-72/231). Freshman Grace Howie (Calgary, Alberta, Canada/The Edge School) finished the two-day event with a 232 (80-77-75), which was good enough to give her a share of 47th place.

Seniors Ariel McNair (Aurora, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit) and Christine Cash (Paducah, Ky./Heath High School) rounded out the XU scoring. McNair carded a third round 72 (78-83-72) and finished tied for 53rd place, while Cash shot 237 (76-82-79) and tied for 65th place.

The Blue and White will return to the course when they open the spring campaign with a trip to Amelia Island, Fla. to compete at the Amelia Island Collegiate from Feb. 17-18.

8th Place - Xavier (307-314-292/913)
T16. Abigail Smith (73-78-73/224)
T43. Shane Crutchfield (82-77-72/231)
T47. Grace Howie (80-77-75/232)
T53. Ariel McNair (78-83-72/233)
T65. Christine Cash (76-82-79/237)