BEVERLY, Ohio - The Mount St. Joseph University Women's Golf team traveled to Beverly, Ohio and Lakeside Golf Course for the 2019 Pioneer Classic hosted by Marietta College over the weekend. The Lions jumped out to a hot start registering the 18 hole low team score in program history in round one. They followed that up with another solid round en route to securing the program's first ever team tournament championship.
The Lions were led in round one by Isabella Olthaus (Cincinnati,Ohio/Seton) who fired in an 18 hole career low 82. Joining Isabella with scores in the 80's was Emma Schrand (Cincinnati,Ohio/McAuley) with an 83, Patricia Windholtz (Newark,Ohio/Newark Catholic) with an 84 and Hayley Quatman (Cincinnati,Ohio/McAuley) with an 89. The 338 was an 18 hole record for The Mount St. Joseph women's golf program, setting them up with an eight stroke lead going into the final round.
The Lions again had four golfers shoot rounds in the 80's during round two. Shrand led the way with an 82, Olthaus pitched in an 84 and Quatman with an 85. Joining them in the 80's on Sunday was Sara Eads (Cincinnati,Ohio/Colerain) who delivered an 88. The Mount shot a team score of 339 setting their final tally at a 36 hole program low of 677.
The Mount was eight strokes better than second place Otterbein who shot a 685. The Lions top individual finisher was Emma Schrand who finished in a tie for third place with a 165, she was followed closely by Isabella Olthaus who finished with with 166.
Next weekend The Mount will host the Miami Whitewater Classic at the Miami Whitewater Forest Golf Course in Harrison, Ohio.