BRANCHBURG, N.J. – Christina Pevey (Post, Texas/Post) moved up four spots after shooting an 84 in the final round to finish fifth and help the Goucher College women's golf team finish third for the second-straight year at the Landmark Conference Women's Golf Championships on Sunday.
After shooting a 95 in the opening round, Pevey posted a 42 on both the front and back nine to card an 84 and finish with a two-round score of 179, two strokes out of second place and 27 strokes behind the medalist. She registered a birdie on hole nine, six pars (3, 5, 10, 11, 13, 18), nine bogeys and two double bogeys of her way to her second Top-5 finish in two years at the championships after placing third last season. In the two days, Pevey posted a birdie, 10 pars, 16 bogeys, seven double bogeys and two triple bogeys.
Picked sixth in the preseason poll, Goucher shot a 388 in the opening round and then knocked off 19 strokes in the second round with a 369 to finish with a two-round score of 757, three strokes behind Catholic University of America (754) for second place and 44 strokes behind the team champion Drew University (713). Susquehanna University (768), Marywood University (790), University of Scranton (794), Juniata College (899) and Elizabethtown College (1036) rounded out the eight-team field.
Emmie Starchvick (Jacksonville, Ore./South Medford) carded an 86 in the final round after a 96 in the opening round to finish with a two-day score of 182 in seventh place. She posted a 42 on the first nine holes and a 44 on the back nine. Just like Pevey, the sophomore finished in the Top-10 for the second-straight year after a fifth-place standing last season. The sophomore posted a birdie on the second hole in the final round along with five pars (6, 9, 12, 13, 18), nine bogeys and three double bogeys. In the two days, Starchvick had a birdie, nine pars, 15 bogeys, eight double bogeys and two triple bogeys.
Lauren O'Leary (Potomac, Md./Academy of the Holy Cross), who came into the final round in third place with a round of 92, finished 16th with a two-round total of 197 after carding a 105 in the final round. O'Leary notched her second Top-16 standing in the league championships after placing 12th last year. She had two pars in her final round (15, 18), three bogeys, 10 double bogeys and three triple bogeys in the final round to give her a total of five pars, 14 bogeys, 13 double bogeys and four triple bogeys in the two days.
Danielle Pena (Montgomery, Texas/Montgomery) (23rd place, 204) counted toward the team's score both days while Emily Pochet (Royersford, Pa./Pennsylvania Leadership Charter) (27th place, 211) rounded out the Gophers' five competitors at the league championships after finishing in the exact same position as 2018.