Davis, Witucki improve in second round of Sewanee Invitational

Davis, Witucki improve in second round of Sewanee Invitational

The Maryville College Scots took a 12th-place finish within the Sewanee Women's Spring Invitational, as Elaina Davis improved by 13 strikes in the second round.

Davis carded a 108 in the opening day of the tournament on Sunday, before returning on Monday with a 98. The sophomore birdied the par-four 15th on the day to improve her first round score.

Freshman Katelyn Witucki also improved her first-round total. The first-year golfer tallied an 88 for a one-shot improvement and a 177 overall score.

Witucki had five pars and a birdie in the second round.

Overall, Berry College narrowly edged Oglethorpe University by one stroke in the team competition. The Vikings posted a 320-315, 635 for the tournament, as the Stormy Petrels went 321-315, 636.

Host Sewanee took third with a 321-319, 640, as Methodist University, Birmingham-Southern College and Huntingdon College all tied for fourth with a score of 642.

Individually, Berry's Meghan Symonds took the overall title with a 5-over 151. She posted a 2-over 75 in round one, before tallying a 3-over 76 on the second day.

Johnna Beehner of Methodist University shot a 6-over 152 for second place, Berry's Rachel Belandger, Oglethorpe's Angel Sanchez and Birmingham-Southern's Sarah Moon tied for third with a 154.

Witucki finished the tournament tied for 51st with an 89-88, 177. Davis had a 108-95, 203, as Katelyn Curtis added a 107-119, 226. McCall Smallwood rounded out the Scots' scoring with a 112-131, 243.

Maryville College has one tournament on the docket on April 16-17. The Scots will travel to Clarkesville, Ga. for the Piedmont College Spring Invitational.

That tournament will be played on The Orchard Golf & Country Club.