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CU sweeps golf tournament

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Botts and Garrett paced the field with 11 and 10 birdies, respectively, over the two rounds on the par-72, 6,838-yard Cherry Blossom Golf and Country Club course. Botts led the 46-player field in scoring on the par-3s (2-under) and the par-5s (6-under), finishing with a two-day total of 6-under par 138.

Garrett was two shots back at 4-under par 140, while freshman Peyton Broyles, playing as an individual, shot 74 in the second round, tying for fourth at even-par 144. Senior Zach Brewer led the field in pars with 29 and carded a one-over par 73 on Tuesday, finishing alone in eighth at three-over par 147.

Junior Jeremy Goodman tied for 10th after a second-round 78 and senior Caleb Evans tied for 15th, shooting 76 in the final round.

As a team the Bulldogs posted a second-round 290 and finished at 3-under par 573 for the tournament, 28 shots ahead of Shawnee State and 36 shots in front of host Georgetown College.

Taylor leads CU womenGEROGETOWN, KY -- Junior Lindsey Taylor carded a second-round 76 for her second career tournament victory and A.C. Agee and Katie Legge both tied for second, leading Cumberland to the team title as well Tuesday at the Bluegrass Fall Classic at Cherry Blossom Golf and Country Club in Georgetown, Ky.

Taylor posted both rounds of 76 at the par-72, 5,800-yard course, leading the field in pars with 25 as well as par-3 scoring (+1). The Milan, Tenn., native also ranked second in scoring on the par-4s (+5) and third on the par-5s (+2), winning by two shots over teammates Agee and Legge.

Agee shot 79 in the second round and along with Kayla Smith led the field in scoring on the par-5s at even par. She also ranked second with 22 pars.

Legge struggled on Tuesday, finishing with an 83 after holding a four-shot lead after the opening round. The sophomore made four birdies in the tournament, tops in the field and ranked first or second in scoring on the par-3s and par-4s.

Smith finished fourth overall after a second-round 80, while freshman Quincy Hogan carded a 79 and placed fifth. Sarah Beth Foote posted an 86 on Tuesday and was ninth while K.C. McGinley shot 89 for the second straight day and finished 11th.

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