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Lucy Wiegert earns medalist honors at Converse Fall Invitational


Photo by Scott Terry

By: Michael MacEachern

Assistant Director of Athletics for Sports Communications


Young Harris College freshman golfer Lucy Wiegert earned medalist honors at the Converse Fall Women's Invitational hosted by Converse University Tuesday (Nov. 1) afternoon.


INSIDE THE ROPES:

  • Wiegert shot a career-best 75 on the par 72, 5,881-yard layout on the Carolina Country Club. Wiegert had three birdies (second, 17th and 18th holes) on her scorecard in the round.

  • Wiegert and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke's Georgia Page each shot 75 in the tournament, which was shortened to 18 holes after Monday's (Oct. 31) round was washed out. Wiegert earned medalist honors on a scorecard playoff as she birdied the 18th hole, while Page parred the par 5, 503-yard hole.

  • Wiegert is the third YHC women's golfer to earn medalist honors, joining Hannah Walker (2016 UWG Invitational and Christie Blaurock (2017 Wingate Intercollegiate Challenge).

  • The Mountain Lions finished the fall season with a 10th place finish as YHC carded a round of 344.

  • Connor Johnson posted a round of 81 and finished tied for 19th place, while Alanis Santiago Maldonado shot a career-best 82 and tied for 28th.

  • Sarah Comer placed 78th after firing a 106.

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