The Bethel women's golf team closed out their 2016-17 campaign on Tuesday with a fifth-place finish at the Crossroads League Championship. The Pilots carded a 358 on the final day to bring their two-day, three-round total to 1048. The 2017 championship was captured by Taylor University who won the event with a team score of 1007.
After turning in an 80 and 84 on Monday, senior Jocelyn Ojala closed out her BC career carding a team-best 81 on Tuesday. A three-round total of 245 placed Ojala fourth on the leaderboard in the field of 44 total golfers. Brooke Thomas, who led BC in the second round with an 83, was second on the scorecard for the Pilots in round three with an 89. Overall, the freshman finished in 24th with a 54-hole score of 265. The two final scores to complete BC's round were a 92 and 96 contributed by Allie Smith and Chelsea Thomas.
The Bethel College Pilots compete in 17 intercollegiate sports for men and women. While accumulating 3 NAIA National Championships and 32 NCCAA National Championships by 10 different athletic teams, Bethel has also produced 143 NAIA All-American honors and 309 NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors over the past decade. Bethel College is an accredited Christian college offering associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees in more than 70 areas of study. Connect with Bethel Athletics online at BethelCollegePilots.com or via Facebook, Twitter (@Bethel_Sports) and Instagram (@BethelPilots).