HILTON HEAD ISLAND -- Chattanooga fired a 299 in Tuesday's final round to overtake the College of Charleston and win the Southern Conference women's golf championship by eight strokes.
The Cougars finished at 309-910 for the 54 holes at Moss Creek Golf Club. UNC Greensboro (918) finished third. Appalachian State's Yue Xu capped a wire-to-wire run to individual medalist honors with 217. Chattanooga's Emma de Groot was second with a 220.
Ainhoa Nogales finished third for the Cougars with a 221. Katharina Boehm tied for sixth with a 227, while Leigh Whittaker, who earned a spot on the All-Conference team, tied for 14th at 231. The Cougars' Vanessa Koechli made the SoCon all-freshman team.
The Citadel (1058) placed 10th, led by Alana-Jean Keith, who tied for 41st at 252.
--Charleston Southern shot a 2-under 286, to move up two places to second heading into today's final round of the Big South men's championship in Ninety Six.
The Buccaneers (584) are eight shots behind 36-hole leader Coastal Carolina (8-over 576).
The Bucs' Jacobo Pastor (68) and Kelvin Day (74) are both at 143, tied for second four shots off the individual lead at The Patriot Club course.
High Point is third in the eight-team field at 590.
--Austin Reeves fired a final- round 2-under 70 to claim individual medalist honors and lead Furman to the team championship at the SoCon men's title at the Country Club of South Carolina. The Cougars finished sixth with an 886 after firing a 299 in the third round.
Reeves had a 9-under 207 to win by five strokes. As a team, Furman finished at 290-849. Georgia Southern (865) was second in the 11-team field.
It was the Furman men's 13th SoCon championship, and first since 2004.
The Paladins earned the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA regionals.
Harrison Moore led the Cougars, tying for 13th with a 218. John Duke Hudson followed with a 220 for a tie at 19th.