Women's Golf to Compete at HCAC Championships This Weekend

Women's Golf to Compete at HCAC Championships This Weekend



TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology will compete in the 2017 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Golf Championship on Saturday and Sunday at Keene Run Golf Course.

The winner of the HCAC Championship will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament, scheduled for May 8-11 at Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida.  The top eight finishing players will earn all-HCAC status.

36 holes at Keene Run Golf Course in Nicholasville, Ky.
* 18 holes Saturday.  First tee times are 8:30 a.m.
* 18 holes Sunday.  First tee times are 8:30 a.m.

* Rose-Hulman earned its first two-round tournament victory in program history on Sept. 30-Oct. 1, capturing the Millikin Invitational.
* The Fightin' Engineers set four school records at Millikin:
          Lowest Single Round Score - 73 by Caitlin Coverstone on Saturday and matched by Ashton Foushee Sunday
          Lowest 36-Hole Tournament Score - 151 by Coverstone
          Lowest Team Single Round Score - 313 (Coverstone, Foushee, Lauren Conley, Rebecca Su)
          Lowest 36-Hole Tournament Score - 629
* Foushee also had a hole-in-one at Millikin, recording an ace on the 118-yard, 13th hole with an eight iron.
* Both Rose-Hulman freshmen (Conley and Coverstone) have been named HCAC Player of the Week this season
* On the season, Foushee leads the team in scoring average at 80.50 strokes per round.  The top six Rose-Hulman averages include Coverstone (80.70); Su (82.10); Conley (82.50); Namuunaa Nadmid (85.30); and Emily Smith (86.60).
* Rose-Hulman looks to take one step forward after finishing as the HCAC runner-up for the last four seasons under the direction of eighth-year head coach Kevin Robinson.