CLEVELAND, TN. – The third-ranked Nova Southeastern Women’s Golf team opened up the 2023-24 season with a victory at the South Region Preview at the Cleveland Country Club. The Sharks shot an impressive 289 as a team on Tuesday afternoon, improving their score by 14 strokes from Monday’s second round. Ellen Andersson (-2) was the individual winner at the South Region Preview.
Team Winner – Nova Southeastern (+19)
Individual Winner – Ellen Andersson (-2)
Location – Cleveland Country Club | Cleveland, TN.
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Andersson entered the final round of competition with the lead, following a (-3) performance on Monday. After opening the day with a bogey, but responded with a birdie on the second and sixth holes. Andersson ended the afternoon by going two-over on the back-nine, holding off Lander’s Gracie McCoy (-1) for the victory.
Ellen Ramstedt (+3) also finished inside the top-10 for the Sharks at the South Region Preview. Ramstedt shot a 70, her second round under par at the tournament. Ramstedt birdied both the second and third holes, while also parring 14 consecutive holes to end the round.
Jimena Marques (+7) recorded a par in the final round on Tuesday. Marques shot a bogey-free front-nine, recording a birdie on the ninth hole, and added another birdie on the 16th hole, before recording pars on the final two holes.
Maia Samuelsson played her best round of the tournament on Tuesday, posting a 74. Samuelsson recorded a pair of birdies on the front-nine and closed the day with three consecutive pars on the final three holes.
Hannah Mitterberger recorded a 77 in her final round, parring 13-of-18 holes in Tuesdays round.
Head Coach Heather Wall – “It was a complete team effort today. We knew we had a great opportunity to win the tournament, after putting together two great rounds on Monday. We were extremely excited for the opportunity to compete and I could not be happier for the team and Ellen Andersson. This is a fantastic way to open the season!”
Nova Southeastern returns to the course for the Saint Leo Invitational from the Lake Jovita Country Club on Monday, October 16th. To stay up-to-date on Sharks Women’s Golf, be sure to follow on Instagram and X at NSU_WGolf.