The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's golf team was tied with Tennessee for fourth place at 295 after Sunday's opening round in the 11-team Magnolia Invitational in West Point, Mississippi. LSU led at 1-over-par 289 at the Old Waverly Golf Club, with Auburn at 290 and Mississippi State at 294 in the three-day event. UTC's Esme Hamilton was tied for sixth individually at even-par 72, one shot better than Rheagan Hall in a tie for 12th, and Mocs teammates Maddy McDanel and Kirsty Beckwith shared 21st with 75s. Auburn's Megan Schofill led with a 69.


* UTC won 2-0 in Southern Conference women's soccer Sunday at The Citadel and tied the 2003 Mocs for the school record of eight shutouts in a season. Ashton Shields needed only two saves to notch her fifth of 2019, and Mackenzie Smith at 5:35 (from a Chloe Arnold assist) and Emily Szymanski at 79:38 (from Bailey Gale and Samantha Shaw) scored for UTC (8-4-3, 3-2-1).

* Lee University edged the University of West Florida 1-0 in a Gulf South Conference women's match Sunday but lost 2-1 to the Spring Hill men. Senior Riley Engels beat the goalkeeper one-on-one at 86:12 and Taylor Green made seven saves for the Lady Flames (8-2, 3-1), dropping UWF to 7-3, 4-2. The Flames (6-3-2, 2-2-1) outshot Spring Hill (4-6, 2-4) 13-5 but put just three tries on goal and scored only on Tristan Lyle's penalty kick at 81:21.

* Sewanee's women scored three goals in the first 25 minutes and beat visiting Hendrix 4-0, and the Sewanee men completed an impressive Southern Athletic Association sweep with a 6-0 victory. Thompson Schollaert had two goals and an assist and Zach Shunnarah, Ethan Dutka, Reid Turner and Mencken Camp also scored for the Tigers (8-3-1, 3-1). For the Sewanee women (5-5-2, 2-1-1), Nika Gorski scored 50 seconds in and assisted Bea Richardson on a goal seven minutes later, and Addie Roemershauser netted her ninth and 10th of the season. Hanna Judycki had seven saves.

* Dalton State College swept a Southern States Athletic Conference home doubleheader Saturday against Florida College, 2-1 in the women's game and 4-1 in the men's. Keyle Snyder and Sarah Chamale scored for the Lady Roadrunners (6-5, 2-1), and Kevin Villatoro, Noah Thomas, Santiago Moore and Frank Herrera scored for the DSC men (11-1-1, 3-0) from assists by Amin Saheb Ettabaa, Tom Bentham, Fredrik Ackander and Richy Volny. The Roadrunners led the Falcons (6-5-1, 2-1-1) 23-5 in shots and 14-3 in shots on goal.

* The Tennessee Wesleyan soccer teams celebrated homecoming Saturday by beating the St. Andrews men 2-0 and the female Knights 5-1 in Appalachian Athletic Conference games. Josh Conradie and Tom Lake scored in the 19th and 26th minutes for the 23rd-ranked TWU men (11-2-2, 6-1-1), Callum Howe assisting on Conradie's. For the Lady Bulldogs (11-2, 8-1), Olivia Perrin netted the last two goals and Chloe Rootes had two assists and a goal. Helene Lium Nyhus scored in the first half, and Laura De La Torre Seoane made it 2-0 early in the second.


* Hendrix rallied Sunday for a 3-2 win at Sewanee and is 14-3, 8-1 in SAA play. The set scores were 18-25, 19-25, 30-28, 25-17, 15-13. Up 2-0 in sets, the Tigers led 24-22 in the third after being down 16-8. They got 61 assists and 17 digs from Constance Connolly, 17 and 16 kills and 18 and 22 digs from Destiny Stewart and Lilly Reilly, 18 digs also from Olivia Nichols and 13 kills on .429 hitting from Macy Gardella.

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* Sewanee rebounded from its overtime loss Saturday to Transylvania with a 6-3 win over the same Pioneers on Sunday. That ended a five-match losing streak for the Tigers (3-7), who scored four goals in the fourth quarter. Ceara Caffrey netted three of those, two from assists by Buckley Norman, who earlier had two goals. Alex Hornsby had two assists as well, one to Hannah Bradley.

Compiled by Ron Bush. Contact him at or 423-757-6291.