Raider golfer finishes first in Spring Classic
Thursday, Mar 17, 2011
Kendall Litton Jensen
Elia Folch Sola
Seminole State College's Elia Folch Sola outperformed 92 golfers to win the Sunshine Spring Classic and lead the Raiders to their best team finish of the season.
The tournament, held March 11-12 at Walkabout Golf and Country Club in Mims, featured teams from 16 colleges and universities, including 11 NCAA Division I schools. Folch Sola, a freshman from Barcelona, Spain, notched a two-round score of 150 (76-74), six strokes ahead of runner up Crystal Lee from Lehigh University.
The Raiders finished second overall with a combined score of 664. Lehigh, the tournament champion, had a score of 658.
Also competing for the Raiders were: Caitlin Winters, who finished tied for 19th with a score of 167; Lauren Shuford, who tied for 24th with a score of 168; Kalin Merkley, who tied for 53rd with a score of 179; and Breanna White, who tied for 60th with a score of 182. Kristin Galek and Kiley Mettler competed individually, finishing tied for 36th and tied for 41st, respectively.
Up next for the Raiders is the University of Cincinnati Spring Invitational, happening March 25-27 at the Plantation Inn Golf Club in Crystal River. For more information, please visit the Raider women's golf page.
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