Hume, Bucs finish up season-opening Kiawah Island Spring Classic

Hume, Bucs finish up season-opening Kiawah Island Spring Classic

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - Ellen Hume tied for the individual championship title at the Oak Point Golf Club on Wednesday afternoon to cap the three-day Kiawah Island Spring Classic. The Bucs finished 30th overall in the field after turning in a final round 301.

Hume tied with SCAD's Maria Paula Otero for the individual title on the Oak Point Golf Club. With the tournament spanning both the Oak Point and the Osprey Point courses, the 49-team tournament split up individual titles on the courses.

Hume fired a 70-74-73 to finish 1-over par for the week. The freshman posted birdies on four and eight on the front nine while adding another birdie on 15 in her final round of the tournament. She finished tied for 17th overall in the field.

Daniela Intriago's continued to improve in her three rounds as the sophomore carded a low round 73 for the tournament on Wednesday. Intriago went 79-76-73 to finish tied for 99th overall after her three birdie round on Wednesday.

Andriel Aimua posted the Bucs' lone round of par or better on Wednesday as the senior rattled off a stretch with birdies on 12, 14, and 15 to finish at even par. The Woodbury, Minn. Native finished tied for 136th in the field.

Freshman Natalie Nelson was 206th overall after posting scores of 81-83-83 over her three rounds. Sydney Merchant finished 222nd with a score of 251 after posting a final round of 84.

Kathryn Thorne posted a strong tournament competing as an individual over the three days. The Bluffton, S.C. native was 198th overall with a score of 81-80-82.

Sarah Hameed finished tied for 199th in the field after posting a final round 81. Her three-round total was 244.

News & Notes

  • Intriago posted her best round of the season on Wednesday topping her previous best effort 75 set back in the fall at the Cougar Classic.
  • Hume was the Bucs top finisher for the third consecutive tournament after previously topping the Bucs at the Pinehurst Challenge and the Palmetto Intercollegiate.

Up Next
Charleston Southern is back in action on March 4-5 at the UNF Collegiate in Jacksonville, Fla. hosted at the Jacksonville Golf & Country Club.

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