Golden Suns Win by 18 Strokes in Batesville

Arkansas Tech’s Ana Morales captured the individual championship and three other Golden Suns finished in the top five as Tech cruised to an 18-stroke team victory in the Lyon College Invitational at The Course at Eagle Mountain in Batesville on Monday and Tuesday.

The Golden Suns had team scores of 339 and 337 for a 676 total. Harding University (2nd, 694), Lyon College (3rd, 840), Hendrix College (4th, 883) and Arkansas-Monticello (5th, 1,050) rounded out the team standings.

Morales posted rounds of 82 and 83 for a 165 total and a two-shot win.

Niki Possage (T-2nd, 84-83-167), Megan Kelley (4th, 85-85-170), Alyssia DuVall (T-5th, 88-86-174) and Kyla McIsaac (9th, 89-92-181) also competed for Tech in the tournament.

The Golden Suns will take part in the Southern Arkansas Invitational at Magnolia on Monday, April 5, and Tuesday, April 6.