March 23, 2021 - by

Wallin, Women’s Golf Win Titles At Pinetree Collegiate

Final Team Leaders / Final Individual Leaders / Final Team and Individual Leaders

ATLANTA, Ga. ( – Junior Beatrice Wallin won the individual championship and the No. 2 ranked Florida State Women’s Golf Team won the team championship as play in the Pinetree Collegiate at the Pinetree Country Club came to a close.  The individual championship was Wallin’s second of the season and second of her career after winning the Florida State Match-Up earlier this spring.  The team championship was also the second of the spring season after the Seminoles won the Florida State Match-Up.

In finishing as the team champion, Florida State had three individuals (Wallin, 1st, Charlotte Heath, T3rd, and Taylor Roberts, T8th) finish in the top 10 in the individual standings with a fourth (Amelia Williamson, T13th) and a fifth (Alice Hodge, T15th) earning a top-15 individual finishes.  The Seminoles were the only team with each of its individuals finishing in the top 15 of the individual standings.

Wallin earned the individual victory with a three-stroke victory over Beatriz Barrios of Chattanooga.  She carded scores of 74-65-73 for a 4-under par total of 212.   Florida State earned the team championship with a 25-stroke win over Kennesaw State.  It marked the second time this season the Seminoles had won a team championship by at least 25 strokes after winning the Florida State Match-Up by 37 strokes.

“This is the first tournament we’ve played where we have had the target on our back rather than being the underdog,” said Head Coach Amy Bond.  “I was pleased because they all handled the situation well.  We began the final round with a five shot lead and I wanted to see how we played in that situation.  I wanted to see a strong round and instead of losing the lead, we increased it.  I was also happy because I saw a lot of enthusiasm from each of the girls this morning.  That was very encouraging to our entire group.

“I excited as we begin the month of April,” said Bond.  “We still have lots of work to do be we are going to take a few minutes to celebrate this victory.”

Wallin continued her super-hot play this spring.  She carded 13 birdies in the three rounds of play including three in the final round.  Wallin’s score of 65 in the second round tied the school record for a single round score.  Her four-under par score of 212 marked the fourth consecutive event she has finished under par.  She is 32 strokes under par during the spring season.

“I played really solid golf and didn’t make any big mistakes this week,” said Wallin. “I felt like I gave myself good opportunities for birdies. It feels awesome that we were able to bring the trophy home; the team is really doing great, and we have a lot of fun together.”

Wallin has earned four top six individual finishes this spring: tied for sixth at the Moon Invitational, first at the Florida State Match Up, tied for fourth at the Valspar Augusta Invitational and now first at the Pinetree Collegiate.  She is the first Seminole to win two individual titles in the same season since Morgane Metraux won individual championships at the Florida State Match-Up and the Dickson Intercollegiate in the spring of 2017.

Heath finished in a tie for third place in the individual standings with scores of 74-73-70 for a three round total of 217. With her score of 70 in the final round, Heath has finished with scores of 70 or better in five or her first 12 rounds as a Seminole.

Freshman Taylor Roberts finished in a tie for eighth place with scores of 74-76-69 for a three round total of 219.  Her finish marked the second best of her freshman season as Seminole and is her second top-finish in the first fur events of her career.  Roberts finished in a tie for fourth place in the individual standings at the Florida State Match-Up.

With a tournament-best score of 70 in the second round, Williamson finished with a three-round total of 222 and in a tie for 13th place in the individual standings.  Freshman Alice Hodge, who scored a 70 in the first round, finished in a tie for 15th place in the individual standings.

While the Seminoles begin prepartions for their final regular season match at the LSU Invitational March 6-7, Wallin will play in the Second Annual Augusta National Women’s Amateur for the second time in her career (March 31-April 3).  In 2019, she finished in a tie for seventh place in the individual standings with scores of 71-74-71 for an even par total of 216.

Pinetree Collegiate/March 22-23, 2021
Pinetree Country Club/Atlanta, Ga./Par 72
1/10-Florida State, 862
1-Beatrice Wallin, 212
T3-Charlotte Heath, 217
T8-Taylor Roberts, 219
T13-Amelia Williamson, 222
T15, Alice Hodge, 224
42-Elle Johnson, 231

Pinetree Collegiate/March 22-23, 2021
Pinetree Country Club/Atlanta, Ga./Par 72
1.-Florida State, 862
2.-Kennesaw State, 887
3.-East Tennessee State, 892
4.-Chattanooga, 898
5.-Mercer, 899
6.-East Carolina, 902
T7.-Penn State, 906
T7.-Delaware, 906
9.-Rutgers, 911
10.-Memphis, 916

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