Barton in sixth place after first round of the Jekyll-O-Lantern Women’s Golf Intercollegiate

Barton freshman Shalie Williams leads the Bulldogs after round one of the Jekyll-O-Lantern Women’s Golf Intercollegiate Monday in Jekyll Island, Ga.  Photo courtesy of Jimmy Lewis
Barton freshman Shalie Williams leads the Bulldogs after round one of the Jekyll-O-Lantern Women’s Golf Intercollegiate Monday in Jekyll Island, Ga. Photo courtesy of Jimmy Lewis

by John Karrs

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. – The Barton women's golf team shot a 314 (+26) after round one Monday of the Jekyll-O-Lantern Intercollegiate and stand in a sixth-place tie.  The tournament is taking place at the Jekyll Island Golf Club and is being hosted by Lincoln Memorial University.

Columbus State shot a 294 (+6) on the par-72, 6,043-yard course and leads by one stroke over Tampa.

Barton is led by freshman Shalie Williams (Shawboro, N.C.) and junior Nikki Norlin (Innisfail, Alberta, CANADA).  Both players are tied for 23rd overall after the first 18 holes with a six-over 78.  Columbus State's Anna Meleshkina and Tampa's Kiira Riihijarvi lead at the halfway point with a 70 (-2).

The second and final round of the tournament takes place on Tuesday.

First Round Results

Jekyll-O-Lantern Intercollegiate – First Round Results
Jekyll Island, Ga. –  Jekyll Island Golf Club
October 29-30, 2018
Lincoln Memorial University, host institution

Par:  72
Yards:  6,043 yards


1. Columbus State  294 (+6)
2. Tampa  295 (+7)
3. Carson-Newman  304 (+16)
4. Lincoln Memorial  309 (+21)
5. Queens  310 (+22)
6t. Barton  314 (+26)
6t. Southern Indiana  314 (+26)
8. Coker  315 (+27)
9. Newberry  316 (+28)
10. North Greenville  320 (+32)
11. Southern Wesleyan  323 (+35)
12. Mars Hill  326 (+38)
13. Lewis  328 (+40)
14. Belmont Abbey  334 (+46)
15. Le Moyne  362 (+72)

Barton's Individuals
23t. Shalie Williams  78 (+6)
23t. Nikki Norlin  78 (+6)
30t. Sydney Turner  79 (+7)
30t. Kelsey Woodall  79 (+7)
72t. Jailynn Thomas  89 (+17)