CANTON, Ohio -- Mount Union women's golfer Mary Snode (Alliance/Marlington) ran away from the field, beating the next-best performers by 10 strokes, and led the Purple Raiders to the Phipps Memorial championship at the par-72 Brookside Country Club on Monday.
Snode shot a four-over 76 to earn medalist honors for the Raiders. Teammate Meghan McInnes (Massillon/Massillon Jackson) tied for second with an 86
As a team, the Purple Raiders had a score of 340, which bested Malone by 50 strokes.
Mount Union's women will not play again until the spring. They are scheduled to return to action on March 7 at the Pinehurst Invitational in Pinehurst, N.C.
Phipps Memorial - Final
Par 72, 5,845 yards
1. Mount Union 340, 2. Malone 390
Top 5 Individuals
1. Mary Snode (Mount Union) 76, T2. Meghan McInnes (Mount Union) 86, T2. *Nikki Barr (Walsh) 86, T2. *Mackenzie Smith (Walsh) 86, 5. Megan Zenobi (Mount Union) 87
* Competing as an Individual