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Jessica Cathey bounces back in final round to lead Austin Peay Women’s Golf

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUJacksonville, FL – After an uncharacteristic second round, Austin Peay State University junior golfer Jessica Cathey [1] opened with a birdie Tuesday and finished the final round of the North Florida Intercollegiate with a birdie. In between she was pretty good as well.

Austin Peay Womens Golf's Jessica Cathey ended the North Florida Intercollegiate with a 74. (APSU Sports Information) [2]

Austin Peay Womens Golf’s Jessica Cathey ended the North Florida Intercollegiate with a 74. (APSU Sports Information)

After shooting 87 in Monday’s afternoon round, Cathey bounced back to fire a final-round 2-over 74 that included a trio of birdies to finish at 239, tying her for 57th.

It was Cathey’s second sub-80 score—she was APSU’s only golfer to record 70s during the two-day event at the Jacksonville Golf and Country Club.

As a result of Cathey’s 74, the Lady Govs were able to shoot their tourney-low 324 for an overall 981 and 16th place. Houston won the event with an 885, followed by Texas at 900.

Sophomore Morgan Gardner [3] shot APSU’s second lowest round Monday with an 81 while freshman AnnaMichelle Moore [4] at 82. Moore finished at 247 for three rounds while Gardner was one shot back. Sophomore Morgan Kauffman [5] was APSU’s other counter Tuesday, shooting an 87 for a three-round 254. Senior Meghan Mueller [6] struggled to a 92 and 261 total.

Anna Pope [7], playing as an individual, fired an 83, Tuesday, and finished at 253.