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Women's Golf - Wed, Apr. 19, 2017

PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Milligan College captured the 2017 Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) Women's Golf Tournament championship as it won the NAIA Direct Qualifier on Tuesday at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga.

Milligan tallied a two-round score of 612 to win by four strokes over St. Andrews University.

This marks the third year in a row Milligan has won the NAIA Direct Qualifier event as the Buffaloes advance to the NAIA National Championship Tournament, which is set for May 23-26 at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

In the top competition, St. Andrews finished second at 616 with SCAD Atlanta (640) taking third, Tennessee Wesleyan University (651) fourth, and Point University (653) fifth. Making up the rest of the field were: Truett McConnell University (676) sixth, Bryan College (687) seventh, Reinhardt University (716) eighth, Columbia College (726) ninth, Montreat College (763) 10th, and Union College did not finish.

Cassidy Gibson of Milligan and Lyda Randal of St. Andrews headline the all-tournament team as both finished with a 3-over 147. Joining them on the all-tournament team are: Megan Gaylor of Milligan (152), Briana Tibbetts of St. Andrews (153), Courtney Lowery of Point (154), and Ann Sullivan of Milligan (154).

After the completion of the tournament, a four-hole playoff was required to determine the AAC Player of the Year. After 72 holes during the regular season and 36 more in the direct qualifier, Gibson and Lowery were tied at 464. Gibson, though, claimed the honor after winning the four-hole playoff.

Joining Gibson on the All-AAC First Team are: Lowery, Rachita Vasandani of SCAD Atlanta, Randall, and Gaylor.

Making the All-AAC Second Team are: Mica'a Thomas of SCAD Atlanta, Abby Dukes of Tennessee Wesleyan, Leslie Ginter of SCAD Atlanta, Paige Hartman of St. Andrews, and Sarah Son of Milligan.

Tony Wallingford of Milligan is the Coach of the Year.

In addition, 31 student-athletes were name to the Academic All-Conference Team with Truett McConnell leading the way with six honorees.

To view all of the awards, click here.