MO State HS Sports

Women’s Golf Claims Third-Straight AMC Tournament Title, Willingham Earns Second Individual Title

Women's Golf

EUGENE, Mo. – The Columbia College women’s golf team secured their third-straight American Midwest Conference (AMC) Tournament title today. This also marks the third AMC Tournament title in program history.
The Cougars took four of the top five spots in the tournament, resulting in All-Conference honors.

Sydney Willingham and Camryn Swinfard earned First-Team All-Conference recognition, while Swinfard was also named AMC Player of the Year. Ashlyn Sanders, Viviana Boix, and Lillian Knipfel each earned Second-Team All-Conference recognition. Boix was also named AMC Freshman of the Year.

For the second year in a row, Sydney Willingham was crowned the AMC individual champion.
Individual Finishes:
1. Sydney Willingham – 75-74 (149)
2. Camryn Swinfard – 77-76 (153)
3. Ashlyn Sanders – 82-78 (160)
5. Viviana Boix – 80-80 (162)
T6. Lillian Knipfel – 88-76 (164)
T12. Elizabeth Bigler – 89-85 (174)
Team Finishes:
1. Columbia College – 314-304 (618)
2. Central Baptist (Ark.) – 696
3. William Woods (Mo.) – 714
4. Missouri Baptist (Mo.) – 746
5. Cottey College (Mo.) – 749
6. Williams Baptist (Ark.) – 813
With the conference title, Columbia earned an automatic berth into the NAIA Championships. The Cougars will compete in Silvis, Illinois at the TPC Deere Run golf course May 14-17.

This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics