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Bert joins Bucs in Chattanooga Classic

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (April 9, 2024) – Led by Junior Sophie BertThe ETSU women's golf team completed the final round of the Chattanooga Classic at Council Fire Golf Club on Tuesday in rainy and cool conditions.

Bert shot a 2-over 73 for the second straight year and finished 11th in the tournament with a 3-over-par 216. Overall, Bert posted 30 pars and 11 birdies over the 54 holes along the way, earning her second consecutive top-15 finish.

Monet Chun of Michigan was named medalist with a score of 10 under par at 203, while Melanie Green of South Florida was second with a score of 8 under par of 205. Chun set a new course record and a 54-hole tournament record.

As a team, ETSU placed sixth in the 16-team field with a 25-over-par 877.

The Wolverines won both titles as Michigan captured the team crown with a score of 3-over-par 855. Western Kentucky (+9), South Florida (+11), Colorado State (+16) and Campbell (+16) rounded out the top five teams.

Amber Thornton matched Bert with the Bucs' lowest score of the day at 73, while Brianna Castaldi – who shot 4-over 75 on Tuesday – finished in 31st place with a 10-over-par 223. Alex Crafton placed in a tie for 36th with 11 over par 224 and Grace Chin finished 39th with 12 over par 225.

ETSU will now turn its attention to Southern Conference play as the championship will be played April 16-18 at Moss Creek South in Hilton Head Island, SC

For more information about Buccaneer women's golf, visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the women's golf page.