Linksters third in opening tourney

Junior Sloane Hamilton (Mason, Ohio) posted a 90 to lead Hanover College’s women’s golf team at the Transylvania University Fall Invitational. The 18-hole tourney was played Friday, August 31, at the University Club of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky.

Hanover totaled 372 strokes to land third in the field. Indiana Wesleyan University captured the top spot with 357 stokes, while host Transylvania was second with a 362.

Freshman Kendyl Bourne (Mount Vernon, Ind.) posted a 92, while freshman Rachel Helt (Terre Haute, Ind.) shot a 93. Senior Bridget Neal (Fort Thomas, Ky.) rounded out the Panthers’ scoring with a 97.

Indiana Wesleyan's Carli Lauer and Transylvania's Tiara Harris each fired an 84 on the par-71, 6,254-yard course to share medalist honors.