April 13, 2024

The Wittenberg Women’s Golf team competed in the Rhodes Invitational in Memphis, TN. this past week.

The Tigers were led by senior Jane Hopkinson-Wood and sophomore Madi Wolters, who both finished in the top-ten for Wittenberg.

On Sunday, March 25, Hopkinson-Wood was tied for first place, finishing one-over par after playing 18 holes. She also had an opportunity to take medalist honors with four holes of play, as the senior dropped two-strokes to finish the day one-over again, two-over for the tournament, after carding back-to-back rounds of 74.

Hopkinson-Wood received All-Tournament Team honors after a second-place finish, two strokes behind an eventual medalist from Huntingdon.

Wolters entered play on Monday tied for seventh place after a first round 79, as the Centerville, Ohio native jumped up a spot to finish in sixth place after firing a second round of 78. Wolters’ two-day total of 157 was three strokes from claiming a top-five finish, and 11 shots off the lead.

Wittenberg’s stellar third-place finish at Windyke West Country Club was also highlighted by T-17 finishes from junior Matison Leand and sophomore Kelli Fisher. Leand carded rounds of 83 and 86 for a two-round score of 169, while Fisher carded an 85 and an 84 to tie Leand at 169.

Junior Devon Atchison finished just outside the top-20 for Wittenberg after carding rounds of 89 and 83 for a two-day total of 172, good enough for a T-21 finish. Sophomore Megan Selby also competed for Wittenberg on Sunday and Monday. Selby played as an individual, finishing T-17 after carding rounds of 85 and 83 at Windyke.

Their next competition is on April 7-8 at the Laura Bump Invitational at Mill Creek Golf Club in Ostrander, Ohio.

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