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Harding Women's Golf places third at GSC Championship

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - The Harding women's golf team recorded its best-ever finish in the Gulf South Conference Championship on Tuesday, placing third in the eight-team event. Freshmen Whitney Ohlhausen and So-Yun Kim both earned spots on the All-Tournament Team.

Harding shot 319 in Monday's first round and followed that with 327 in the second round to finish at 646. The total was 23 shots better than the Lady Bisons' previous best of 669 in the 2008 conference tournament.

West Florida won the event with a 623, followed by West Georgia's 635. Arkansas Tech finished fourth at 653 and Henderson State rounded out the top five at 690.

Ohlhausen, a native of Dallas, shot 75 in round one and 78 in round two for a 153, placing fourth. Her score was six strokes better than Harding's previous GSC Tournament best of 159, shot by Taren Massey in 2006. Kim, who hails from Seoul, South Korea, shot 76 in round one and 80 in round two for a 156 and finished fifth.

Ohlhausen and Kim are the first two Lady Bison golfers to earn All-Tournament honors.

Natalia Espinosa of West Florida won the individual championship. She shot 72 in round one and 77 in round two for a 149.

Harding junior Ragan Muncy tied for 10th with a 162. Sophomore Evelyn Poteet tied for 24th at 175, and freshman Tara Fuchs was 29th at 189.

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