IJGT ELITE: Hopkinson-Wood named NCAC Golfer of the Week



March 25-31, 2015

The IJGT would like to congratulate Wittenberg University freshman Jane Hopkinson-Wood on being named the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Golfer of the Week! Here are some other highlights from IJGT alums competing in NCAA tournaments over the past week:

Furman Intercollegiate – Greenville, SC – March 27-29, 2015

Brandon Matthews (Temple) won with a 10-under 206 tournament total. He fired a 6-under 66 in round two. Matthews carded 17 birdies during the three-day, 54-hole event. The victory was Matthews’ second of the season and sixth of his career.

J.T. Poston (Western Carolina) finished third with a 6-under 210 tournament total. He carded an eagle on the par-5 15th hole in round one. Poston made par or better on every hole on the front nine in round two on his way to a 5-under 67.

McDaniel Spring Invitational – Abbottstown, PA –March 28-29, 2015

Natalie Squillace (Sarah Lawrence) tied for seventh with a 178 tournament total. She was extremely consistent, carding 89s in both rounds.

Wildcat Invitational – Malvern, PA – March 30-31, 2015

Christopher Crawford (Drexel) finished seventh with a 2-over 144 tournament total. Before the 2015 spring season, Crawford was ranked No. 1 in the Colonial Athletic Association, according to GolfStat.

Washington University Spring Invitational – Madison, IL – March 28-29, 2015

Jane Hopkinson-Wood finished second with a 149 tournament total. Her even-par 72 was the low round score in the second round. She’s been playing great golf lately and earned medalist honors in the Joe Duncan Invitational last week.

John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate – Stockbridge, GA – March 29-31, 2015

Kim Mitchell (Western Carolina) tied for seventh with a 7-over 223 tournament total.

Bobcat Spring Invitational – Goodyear, AZ – March 30-31, 2015

Alexa Schendelman (Montana) tied for ninth with a 231 tournament total.

Hoya Women’s Invitational – Beallsville, MD – March 30-31, 2015

Jacquelyn Eleey (Georgetown) led the field after two rounds and landed in a three-way tie for first with a 14-over 230 tournament total after 54 holes. After three playoff holes she ended up in a two-way tie for second, leading Georgetown to victory.

Lauren Gros (Georgetown) tied for ninth with a 20-over 236 tournament total. Her final-round 3-over 75 was the Hoyas’ best individual round of the tournament.

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