The William Woods University women’s golf team, sponsored by Fulton Medical Center, won its 14th straight AMC Women’s Golf Championship on Tuesday afternoon at Redfield Golf and Country Club in Eugene, Mo.
The Owls shot a team score of 75-over par 651 (338-313) to win the event. The Owls edged out Columbia College by 12 shots for the title. Full team and individual results can be found here.
Leading the Owls were juniors Fumika Matsumoto and Katie Warren. Matsumoto, the Japan native, shot two rounds of 81 to earn a tie for third place at Championship. She was 18-over par 162 on the Championship.
After firing a round of 86 in the first round, Warren stepped up and shot a 76 in the second round to finish the second round four-over par. She ended the tournament tied for third, with Matsumoto, with an 18-over par 162 (86-76).
Coming in tied for fifth was Nikki Callahan. Callahan shot a first-round score of 84 and a second-round total of 79, seven-over par. She finished the tournament 19-over par 163 (84-79).
Rounding out the Owls were Megan Cullen and Lucy Matthews, who were tied for eighth. Megan improved by seven shots on the second day as she shot 23-over par 167 (87-80) for the Championship. Matthews improved her second round by 11 shots to finish 23-over par 167 (89-78) for the Championship.
With the win, the Owls receive the AMCs automatic berth into the NAIA Women’s Golf National Championship, which will be played May 23-26 at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.