Freshman Franzi Knoetsch carded a 1-under-par 71 to earn medalist honors and lead the University of South Carolina Beaufort women’s golf team to a 37-shot victory in the Old South Intercollegiate on Monday.
Knoetsch edged teammate Samantha O’Donnell by two shots for the individual title as the Sand Sharks posted a team score of 311 and easily defeated NCAA Division III schools Denison (348) and Wooster (354) and NAIA foe Columbia College (376). USCB’s B-team finished fourth at 367.
Lina Sekerkova, playing on the B-team for USCB, posted a 79 to finish third, while Emily Turner (82) was fifth, Moa Kristenson (85) tied for seventh and Tori DeGroodt (86) was ninth to round out the Sand Sharks’ top lineup.
Lindsey Mapes and Alexa Wilson posted 94s and Maggie Black shot 100 for the B-team.