RECAP | Sharp, Hensler Post Top-10 Finishes, Franklin Takes Third at Stateline Shootout

RECAP | Sharp, Hensler Post Top-10 Finishes, Franklin Takes Third at Stateline Shootout

HARRISON, Ohio – The Franklin women's golf team made their season debut over the weekend, taking part in the Mount St. Joseph Stateline Shootout at Miami Whitewater Forest Golf Course.

Bolstered by a pair of top-10 finishes from juniors Gabi Sharp and Megg Hensler, the Grizzlies placed third overall in the nine-team field with a 712 (361-351).

Playing in her first career event with the team, Avon, Ind.-native Sharp fired identical 85s to finish with a 170 and earn a spot on the all-tournament team with a fifth-place finish. Right on her heels was Madison, Ind.-native Hensler, who put together a strong round two to move up the leaderboard and earn a share of sixth place with a 171 (90-81).

Sophomore Maci French place third in the Franklin top-five and earned a share of 19th place overall with a 179 (91-88). Junior Jaley Schlosser earned a share of 33rd place with a 192 (95-97) while junior Mackenzie Black rounded out the top-five with a 40th-place finish and a 196 (97-99).

Four Grizzly players competed in the event as individuals. Freshman Mara Wilson tied for 30th place with a 191 (97-94) in her first career event. Sophomore Taylor Dixon took 53rd with a 217 (109-108), Kitley Kern tied for 54th with a 226 (111-115) and Regina Olsen finished 56th with a 229 (119-110).

The Grizzlies continue their fall season in a week, traveling to Liberty, Ind. for the Earlham Invitational on Sept. 6-7 at Liberty Country Club