Blackman finishes in Top 25 at UNF

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The WKU women’s golf team wrapped up its second event of the spring season Tuesday in a deep field at the UNF Collegiate, hosted by North Florida.

The Lady Toppers shot 941 (317-310-314) to finish 14th at the par-72, 6,002-yard Jacksonville Golf and Country Club.

Junior Georgina Blackman led the Lady Toppers over the two-day tournament with her sixth top-25 finish in seven outings this season, shooting 78 on Tuesday and 226 over the three rounds. Blackman fired two birdies in her last 10 holes of play, tying her for 21st in the field.

Mary Joiner carded an even 72 in her final 18 holes, her best round of the tournament. The freshman finished Tuesday with five birdies, four of them in her last six holes. Her strong late play allowed her to tie for 36th with a score of 230.

Junior Katie Story shot 81 in her final round, while senior Daniela Galassi marked her best round of the tournament with an 83. Junior Emily Alexander withdrew Tuesday because of illness.

Southern Miss won the tournament on a tiebreaker with an 895.

The Lady Toppers next co-host the WKU-USM Spring Break Shootout with Southern Miss beginning Monday, March 13. The tournament will be played at Lake Jovita Golf Club in Dade City, Fla.

UNF Collegiate Final Results
T21. Georgina Blackman (77-71-78-226)
T36. Mary Joiner (80-78-72-230)
T67. Katie Story (77-82-81-240)
85. Daniela Galassi (90-88-83-261)
87. Emily Alexander (83-79-WD)

How to follow the Lady Toppers: For complete information on WKU Lady Topper Golf, follow the team on Twitter at @WKUWomensGolf.

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