Rhyne Finishes 10th at Tusculum Classic

Rhyne Finishes 10th at Tusculum Classic

GREENEVILLE, Tenn.Kelsie Rhyne posted her second top 20 outing of the season over the weekend as she tallied a 161 to finish in 10th at the Tusculum Bob Dibble Classic.

Rhyne, who opened the season by placing 17th at the Converse Fall Invite, carded rounds of 83 and 78 to lead the way for the Tornados at the Links Hill Golf and Country Club. Furthermore, she was one of nine players to score in the 70s in the second round of action.

Rhyne finished 15 shots off the pace set by Katie Tomassoni, who captured the tournament for the host Pioneers by one stroke (146, +2) over teammated Ciara Rattana (147, +3).

Courtney Sharp also came through with a solid performance for Brevard, scoring an 89 and 84 (173, +29) as she finished in a three-way tie with Tusculum College's Sayre Hopper and Kelsey Haun. Teammate Taylor Scovel closed out the event in 24th, after firing rounds of 83 and 93 (176, +32).

Ashley Holland (101-93—194, +50) and Rachel Byrd (105-107—212, +68) completed the card for the Tornados by finishing 32nd and 35th, respectively.

Tusculum, represented by two teams in the event, came away with the team championship with a 605 (298-307) by virtue of its 'A' team. Milligan College (629, +53) finished in second, while Mars Hill placed third (671, +95). The Tornados finished sixth as a team (356-348—704, +128).

Brevard closes out the fall portion of its season on Nov. 7 at the Etowah Tournament.