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DePauw Wraps up Season with Eighth-Place Finish at NCAA Championships

May 17, 2013


Destin, Fla. - Fourth-ranked DePauw shot a fourth-round 325 and finished eighth at the NCAA Division III Championships at the Baytowne Golf Course at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

Paige Gooch

Paige Gooch

Paige Gooch (Jr., Fort Mitchell, Ky./Beechwood) finished in a tie for 12th with a four-round total of 314 after shooting an 86 today.

Kelsey Smith

Kelsey Smith

Kelsey Smith (Jr., Indianapolis, Ind./Hamilton Southeastern) tied for 28th with a 322 after finishing with an 84 in the final round. Abby Dickey (Jr., Elk Grove Village, Ill./St. Viator) turned in a 78 for the team's top round today and finished with a 328 and tied for 43rd.

Playing her final collegiate round, Camila Romero (Sr., Cali, Colombia/Colegio Bolivar) shot a 79 which was her best in an NCAA Championship. Romero finished in a tie for 45th at 329. Jacqueline Carroll (Fr., Upper Arlington, Ohio) rounded out the Tigers' lineup with an 84 and finished in 81st with a 347.

Mary Hardin-Baylor won with a 1239 and became the first team other than Methodist University to win the Division III title in the 14-year history of the Championships. Laura Lindsey of the University of Texas at Tyler was the individual winner with a 296.

DePauw has competed in each of the last 12 NCAA Championships and its 12 overall appearances is tied for second in Division III history.

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