USC Upstate Wins GWU Shootout, Paksanont Captures Individual Medalist Honors

USC Upstate Wins GWU Shootout, Paksanont Captures Individual Medalist Honors

Shelby, N.C. – Pan Paksanont had back-to-back rounds of 72 on Sunday to win individual medalist honors while the USC Upstate women's golf team won the GWU Shootout hosted by Gardner-Webb at Cleveland Country Club.

USC Upstate compiled rounds of 303 and 306 to shoot a combined score of 609. Paksanont won the GWU Shootout by one stroke over Gardner-Webb's Morgan Laird after shooting an even-par score.

A LOOK AT THE SCORECARD

  • Paksanont picks up her second career individual medalist accolade after winning the Oak Point Championship last season at the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Spring Classic.
  • The Spartans also collected their second team championship in the last two seasons after taking home the Oak Point Championship last year during the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Spring Classic.
  • Paksanont posted rounds of 72 and 72 for a total score of 144.
  • Anna Chanthaphaeng and Kathryn Elliott both finished tied for fourth with combined scores of 151. Chanthaphaeng had rounds of 72-79 and Elliott 74-77.
  • Beem Pabsimma registered an 11th place performance at 155 (79-76).
  • Brooke Hutto was tied for 17th position with a 159 (80-79).
  • Marley DeFreitas (T-21st) and Caroline Heustess (27th) rounded out the individual standings for USC Upstate. DeFreitas had a total score of 162 (80-82) and Heustess 175 (89-86).

COACH'S QUOTES – HEAD COACH TODD LAWTON

  • "It was a great win for Pan. She played head-to-head for 36 holes with the girl who finished second and made several clutch shots and putts in the last few holes to seal the win."
  • "Overall, our play has been consistent and steady. We have a ton of work to do to continue to improve but the base is solid."

TEAM LEADERBOARD

  • T-1st USC Upstate 303-306=609
  • T-1st Gardner-Webb 309-300=609
  • 3rd Appalachian State 317-300=617
  • 4th Winthrop 310-309=619
  • 5th Wofford 307-316=623

USC UPSTATE PARTICIPANTS

UP NEXT

  • The Spartans are back on the course Oct. 15-16 at the Big South Match Play in Ninety Six, S.C.

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