Bulldogs' Destiny Lawson Finishes Tied For 14th At NCAA East Super Regional Championships

Destiny Lawson
Destiny Lawson finished tied for 14th at NCAA Regional

Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University sophomore Destiny Lawson (Ocala, Fla.) concluded action on Wednesday (May 10) at the 2017 NCAA Division II East Super Regional Championships by tying for 14th place overall as action wrapped up in Canton, Ohio.

Lawson shot a five-over par 77 in the final round of the 54-hole regional tournament at the Glenmoor Country Club. She had shot a 74 in round one and a 79 in round two while finishing with a 230 total for the three days of action. 

The Bulldog sophomore was one of six individuals from across the region taking part in the regional championships along with 12 teams. The event was hosted by Walsh University.

Each super regional consisted of both team and individual competition conducted concurrently with 12 teams and 6 individuals from non-qualifying teams at each site. All participants competed throughout the 54 holes of competition.

An All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Second Team choice this season, Lawson was the only individual golfer outside of a team from a GLIAC member institution chosen to compete in the NCAA Championships. She was also the first Bulldog female to compete in the NCAA Super Regional since FSU qualified as a team in 2014.

This year, Lawson paced the Bulldogs as she finished ninth overall in the individual field at the 2017 GLIAC Championships held April 21-23 in Nashport, Ohio. 

This season, Lawson placed among the top 15 golfers in eight of her nine outings during the year. She posted five top 10 finishes, including a season-best fifth place performance in the season-opening Northern Michigan Invitational. She ranked among the squad's leaders in nearly every event she competed in this campaign.

Complete results from the regional tournament can be found at this link:
NCAA Regional Results