PIKEVILLE – Lindenwood University took home the varsity championship in the University of Pikeville-hosted 2012 Orange & Black Classic last weekend.
Pikeville finished tied for fourth but lost a roll-off to take the fifth seed in match-play. It lost to Notre Dame College 3-2 in the quarterfinals. Lindenwood shut out Wright State in the finals by a 3-0 final.
Things were different in the junior varsity division, where UPIKE Black beat Lindenwood 3-1 in the finals for the title. Black and UPIKE Orange, both 3-0 winners in the quarterfinals over Notre Dame and Calumet College of St. Joseph, respectively, met in the semifinals. The Black team won by a 3-0 score to advance to the finals.
Katelyn Simpson, a freshman from Boise, finished first among 214 individuals with a six-game score of 1360. Teammate Felicia Proctor, a sophomore from Titusville, Fla., just missed the all-tournament team as her 1245 had her tied for sixth. Senior Brandy Hensley, an All-American from a season ago, was 13th with a score of 1209.
The next five finishers for the Bears rolled only five of the six games. Sophomore Astrid Valiente rolled a 1056, while junior Christina Halen finished at 999, while sophomore Brianna Larson followed at 995.
Senior Kaylee Magazine finished with a score of 967, while freshman Tricia Kent recorded a score of 956.
The Bears will be back in action on Nov. 3-4 when they visit Marietta, Ga., for the Brunswick Southern Classic.