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Limestone advances to DII finals

Limestone has won all but one tournament this year, but this week all the Saints had to do was be in the top-three to advance to the NCAA Division II finals.

Sixth ranked Tampa claimed the 2021 South Regional Championship with a three-round 882 (+18)

Limestone finished third in the South Regional at Cleveland Country Club in Tennessee. The Saints finished a shot behind 2nd ranked Lynn. It was the second time this year the 3rd ranked Saints had finished 1-shot behind Lynn.

“I am really proud of this team,” said Saints coach Zach Seifert. “We have such a special group of golfers and I know our best golf is still to come. I would also say that Lena was absolutely tremendous this week and I couldn’t be any prouder, added the coach.

Senior Lena Schilowsky finished in third place to lead the Saints advance to the finals.

Lena Schilowsky finished 3rd in the NCAA South Regional. (Limestone Photo)

Tampa’s Kiira Riihijarvi, the nation’s top-ranked DII golfer, won medalist honors with a 209 (-7).

Anderson’s Emma Charles qualified to continue her season at the NCAA Division II finals in Michigan. (NCAA photo)

Anderson University finished fourth and missed the opportunity to advance to the finals as a team, but Emma Charles will compete as an individual.

“We got some quality wins over several strong teams, which hopefully will secure our team finishing the year ranked in the top 10 nationally for the first time in school history,” said Anderson coach Danny Neal. “Really proud and excited for Emma for qualifying individually for nationals said the coach.

Charles finished in a tie for fifth place. She becomes the second golfer in school history to make an appearance in the finals following teammate Victoria Hall in 2019. 

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