DAYTONA BEACH, FL. – Senior Sarah Fouratt (Santa Maria, California) shot her second consecutive 3-over-par, 75, to propel the Seton Hall women’s golf team to a second-place finish at the Sacred Heart Spring Invitational on Saturday.

Fouratt was the tournament’s top hacker, placing fifth among 92 individual golfers with a 6-over-par, 75-75-150. The Pirate Captain notched her fourth career top 5.

Scores rose across the court as bad weather hampered play on Saturday. As a team, the Pirates shot a 20-over-par, 308, in the second round, but it was actually the best round of the day. However, The Hall could only win one stroke over Sacred Heart and finished second by four strokes. For the tournament, the Pirates were 28 over par with a 296-308-604. They finished 17 strokes ahead of third-placed Lehigh.

Graduate student Margot Bechadergue (Aix en Provence) shot a 7-over-par, 79, in the second round. For the tournament, she finished just one stroke behind Fouratt with a 7-over, 72-79-151. She finished tied for sixth place overall and earned her second top 10 finish as a pirate.

First-year student Ana Sarrias Pro (Cádiz, Spain) shot a 5-over-par, 77, on Saturday to finish tied for eighth place. For the two-round event, she was 8 over par with a 75-77-152.

Both Ludovica Busetto (Padua, Italy) and Ginevra Zavagli (Rome, Italy) tied for 10and overall at 9 over par for the tournament. Busetto shot 74-79-153, while Zavagli had 76-77-153.

Participate as an individual, second year Sasha Amelang (Houston, TX) finished with a 30 over par, 83-91-174.

Tournament details:
SACRED HEART SPRING INVITATION
Host: Sacred Heart University
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida.
Course: LPGA International (hill course)
Vital elements of the course: Par-72, 5,856 yards
Appointment: March 11-12, 2022 – Three Rounds

THE LESSON

Since 1994, the LPGA International’s Rees Jones Golf Course has been a player favorite on the tour. This is a traditional 7,088 yard ties style design. You will appreciate the strategic hillocks, the many stretches of sand bunkers, the natural marshy areas, the beautiful lakes and the rolling greens. While extremely playable for all skill levels, the resourceful and inventive player is rewarded with multiple options on almost every shot.

The Jones course is rated 4 stars by Golf Digest and was ranked 6th in their list of “The 50 Best American Courses for Women 2010”.

FIELD

In addition to Seton Hall and host Sacred Heart, the field consisted of 12 other teams including: Eastern Illinois, Evansville, Fairfield, Hartford, Holy Cross, Lehigh, LIU, Merrimack, Mount St. Mary’s, Purdue-Fort Wayne , Siena and Saint Francis (Pennsylvania).

FOLLOWING

Seton Hall will return to the tournament March 28 for three rounds of Georgia State Invitational golf at Rivermont Golf Club in John’s Creek, Georgia.



















SACRED HEART SPRING 2022 INVITATION – Team Scores
pos. Player R1 R2 TOTAL BY
1 Sacred Heart 291 309 600 +24
2 SETON ROOM 296 308 604 +28
3 Lehigh 310 311 621 +45
4 LUI 309 315 624 +48
5 Evansville 312 324 636 +60
6 Fairfield 314 326 640 +64
7 Purdue Fort Wayne 310 335 645 +69
8 Merrimack 319 331 650 +74
9 the holy cross 319 333 652 +76
ten Hartford 326 344 670 +94
11 Mount St. Mary 340 342 682 +106
12 His 346 339 685 +109
13 Eastern Illinois 333 354 687 +111
14 Saint Francis (Pennsylvania) 337 363 700 +124