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

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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)