Florida Tech Panthers Sports Roundup

By  //  April 16, 2014

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Panthers Finish Seventh at SSC Championships

The No. 3 Florida Tech Panthers played the final round of the Sunshine State Conference Golf Championships Tuesday at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club as weather caused a hour and 36 minute delay during the final round, and when the tournament concluded, the Panthers finished in seventh place. No. 1 Lynn took home the team championship.

Felicia Leftinger

Felicia Leftinger

The Panthers entered the round in sixth place, but just 10 shots behind second. Unfortunately, the Panthers recorded their highest round of the tournament with a 317. Freshman Johanna Larsson recorded the best score of the round for the squad with a 77.

Johanna Larsson

Johanna Larsson

Sophomore Felicia Leftinger shot a final round 78, and freshmanGuro Rambjoer recorded a round of 80. JuniorJara’ Templet shot a final round of 82, and fellowjunior Rachel Polson rounded out the scoring with a third round 85.

Lynn shot a final round of 305, and finished four shots ahead of No. 4 Rollins. Marie Coors of No. 14 Saint Leo led all three rounds, and won the SSC individual championship.

Guro Rambjoer

Guro Rambjoer

Coors defeated Emily Rymer of No. 13 Florida Southern by two shots. Johanna Larsson was the top Panther on the leaderboard in a tie for 10th place.

The Panthers will now have to wait for an invitation to the NCAA Division II South Super Regional Tournament. The regional tournament will take place May 4-6 at the Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club. Selections for the NCAA Championships will be made on April 28.

Men’s Golf Places Fifth at the SSC Championships

The No. 17 Florida Tech Panthers took the course Tuesday morning for the final round of the Sunshine State Conference Golf Championships.

Ray Badenhorst

Ray Badenhorst

After a weather delay that lasted one hour and 36 minutes, the Panthers were able to improve one spot on the leaderboard to finish fifth. No. 1 Barry took home the team championship.

Ryan Carter

Ryan Carter

The Panthers improved by one shot in the final round with a team score of 295. Junior Ray Badenhorst shot an even-par round of 72, and finished one-under-par for the tournament. Freshman Brett Krog also finished with a final round of 72. Junior Ryan Carter shot a 75 in the final round, and fellow junior Justin Kalanquin recorded a 76. Freshman Joe Ellis rounded out the scoring with a 78.

No. 1 Barry earned the team SSC Championship by 18 shots over Saint Leo. Barry’s Adam Svensson took home the individual SSC Championship with a final round of 69.

Justin Kalanquin

Justin Kalanquin

He finished seven-under-par for the tournament. Joey Savoie of Saint Leo finished two shots behind Svensson, and Badenhorst finished in a tie for sixth for the Panthers.

The Panthers will now have to wait and see if they earn an invitation to the NCAA Division II South Super Regional Tournament.

The regional tournament will take place at Savannah Quarters in Dooler, Ga. on May 7-9. Selections for the NCAA Championships will be made on April 25.


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