Barton women’s golf takes 15th overall at the Battle at Hilton Head

Barton junior Nikki Norlin led the Bulldogs at the Battle at Hilton Head in Hilton Head Island, S.C., which concluded Tuesday.  Photo courtesy of Matt Proseus
Barton junior Nikki Norlin led the Bulldogs at the Battle at Hilton Head in Hilton Head Island, S.C., which concluded Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Matt Proseus

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The Barton women's golf team finished 15th overall at the Battle at the Hilton Head which concluded Tuesday at the Robert Trent Jones Course at Palmetto Dunes.

The Bulldogs shot a 659 (+83) on the par-72, 5,934-yard course while No. 18 Florida Tech took home the team title with a 596 (+20) after 36 holes of play.

Barton was led by junior Nikki Norlin (Innisfail, Alberta, CANADA).  Norlin finished in a 48th-place tie with a 164 (+20) while the Panthers had the top two golfers in the tournament in Lucy Eaton and Lauren Watson who carded a 145 (+1) and 146 (+2), respectively.

The Bulldogs next host the Barton Intercollegiate on Monday, March 11, and Tuesday, March 12, at the Wilson Country Club in Wilson, N.C.

Final Results

The Battle at Hilton Head – Final Results
Hilton Head Island, S.C. – Robert Trent Jones Course at Palmetto Dunes
February 25-26, 2019
Barton and Lincoln Memorial, host institutions

Par:  72
Yards:  5,934


1. Florida Tech  596 (+20)
2. Anderson  609 (+33)
3. Carson-Newman  616 (+40)
4. Columbus State  625 (+49)
5. Lenoir-Rhyne  629 (+53)
6. Tusculum  631 (+55)
7. Rogers State  638 (+62)
8. Missouri-St. Louis  642 (+66)
9t. Henderson State  644 (+68)
9t. Lincoln Memorial  644 (+68)
11. Converse  648 (+72)
12. Mount Olive  650 (+74)
13. King  653 (+77)
14. Queens  656 (+80)
15. Barton  659 (+83)
16t. Merrimack  674 (+98)
16t. Davenport  674 (+98)
18. Belmont Abbey  676 (+100)
19. Southern Wesleyan  682 (+106)

Barton's Individuals
48t. Nikki Norlin  164 (+20)
53t. Shalie Williams  165 (+21)
53t. Clare McMahon  165 (+21)
68t. Kelsey Woodall  168 (+24)
69t. Jailynn Thomas  175 (+31)

65t. Sydney Turner  167 (+23) - I