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Women’s Golf Team Finishes Third in NCAA Division III Tournament

On May 16, Southwestern had its best finish ever at an NCAA Division III Championship, as the women’s golf team placed third in a tournament held in Waverly, Iowa.

On May 16, Southwestern had its best finish ever at an NCAA Division III Championship, as the women’s golf team placed third in a tournament held in Waverly, Iowa.

Kristen Davenport (Mansfield, TX/Mansfield HS), a sophomore, led the Pirates overall and on the day with a four-round tally of 314 (76-84-77-77) for a 19th-place tie. Next for SU was junior Marisa Mauldin (Utopia, TX/Utopia HS) who closed the tournament tied for 21st with a score of 316 (76-78-81-81).

Junior Delilah Dominguez (Bastrop, TX/Bastrop HS) tied for 27th place with a 319 (79-82-79-79). In a 37th-place tie was Cody Wallace (Austin, TX/Lake Travis HS) with a total of 323 (87-76-76-84). Victoria Dominguez (Bastrop, TX/Bastrop HS), a first-year, closed out the tournament with a 336 (78-84-81-94), good for an 80th-place tie.

The Pirates fired a 1263 (309-320-313-321) as a team for third place. Last year, the Pirates recorded a then program-best fourth place finish with a team score of 1322. Methodist University won for the ninth straight season with a total score of 1219. DePauw University took second. In 2007, Methodist won the tournament by 92 strokes.

Final results:

1) Methodist University - 1219 (307-309-299-304)

2) DePauw University – 1258 (315-320-310-313)

3) Southwestern University – 1263 (309-320-313-321)

4) Illinois Wesleyan University – 1271 (317-330-308-316)

5) Otterbein College – 1281 (317-320-315-329)

6) Gustavus Adolphus College – 1284 (323-323-322-316)

6) University of St. Thomas – 1285 (321-318-317-329)

8) Williams College – 1288 (326-323-319-320)

8) Allegheny College – 1289 (331-316-309-333)

10) Wartburg College – 1290 (322-322-326-320)

11) Olivet College – 1298 (334-324-315-325)

12) University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point – 1304 (336-330-318-320)

13) University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire – 1305 (333-334-318-320)

14) Middlebury College – 1315 (337-328-321-329)

15) McMurry University – 1325 (345-325-330-325)

15) St. Lawrence University – 1325 (340-331-322-332)

17) Mount Holyoke College – 1334 (343-333-330-328)

18) Pacific University – 1341 (349-337-323-332)

19) Franklin College – 1362 (349-348-337-328)

20) Illinois College – 1411 (366-355-341-349)