Women’s golf finishes third overall in Sun Belt Conference, Ofstedahl takes home Individual Champion title

Kaitlin Sells

The Georgia Southern women’s golf team competed in the Sun Belt Conference tournament Monday through Wednesday where they finished third as a team and junior Ella Ofstedahl took home the Individual Champion title.

The Eagles finished out their final round at the LPGA International- Hills Course in Daytona, Florida at five over par, allowing them to pass Troy in the rankings and take the third place title.

The University of South Alabama took the team first place title, finishing out the tournament +13 to par, showing round scores of 295, 290 and 292, totaling out to an overall score of 877. Texas State University finished second at +16 to par. GS was just barely behind TXST, being +18 to par.

The Eagles shot an overall total of 882, showing for round scores of 291, 298 and 293. Ofstedahl lead the Eagles as well as landed the title of Individual Champion after an impressive third round which allowed her to move from third place to first. The junior shot three under par, logging round scores of 73, 71 and 69- totaling out to an overall score of 213. Siti Shaari of USA was right on Ofstedahl’s heels as the sophomore was -2 to par and shot an overall score of 214.

Kaitlin Sells, The George-Anne Sports Editor, gasports@georgiasouthern.