On Tuesday, the Spring Hill College women's golf team opened the 2008-'09 season with a second place finish at the Alabama State University Fall Golf Classic held at Lagoon Park Golf Course in Montgomery.
The Lady Badgers finished Monday's first round in 323 total strokes, six strokes better than any previous one-round score last season.
1. Birmingham Southern 313 + 296 = 609
2. Spring Hill College 323 + 335 = 658
3. Alabama State University 371 + 365 = 736
4. Huntingdon College 405 + 403 = 808
5. Savannah State 457 + 475 = 932
Junior Shea Bowers of Mobile stated, "This is the first hardware we have brought home since I have been (at Spring Hill). It's sweet to see the team on the leaderboard. We are working hard to be there in every tournament."
The Lady Badgers will next travel to Birmingham on Monday to face Birmingham-Southern and Millsaps Colleges in a tri-match format at Highland Park Golf Course.