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ABB update for college golf, softball, tennis, and track & field

Athletes Beyond Bartow update for the week ending Sunday, April 1 for locals contributing to their collegiate programs in golf, softball, tennis, and track and field. Note: The baseball update for the week was published in a separate article. Nicholas Sullivan of The Daily Tribune News contributed to this report.



Maggie Ashmore (Augusta Sr., Kingston resident) — Ashmore finished in a tie for 16th in the Hennsler Financial Intercollegiate hosted by Kennesaw State last week. During the three-round event, Ashmore shot 74, 75 and 75 to finish at 8-over 224. Augusta placed fourth out of 11 teams.


Sierrah Gani (Georgia Highlands CC Fr., Cass) — Gani went 2-for-4, including a double, with a walk in a doubleheader split with East Georgia State College last Monday. Stats weren't available for the Chargers' other four games during the week — all of which were losses.

Cassidy Howren (Reinhardt Sr., Adairsville) — Howren was 1-for-5 with that lone hit being a double in a doubleheader sweep of Truett-McConnell. Stats weren't available for Reinhardt's DH sweep of Anderson on Saturday.

Sydney Hodorff (LaGrange Jr., Woodland) — Hodorff had a stellar day in a doubleheader split with Agnes Scott on Thursday. She went 4-for-5 with a double, a walk and an RBI across the two games.

Kailah Rain (Embry-Riddle Sr., Cartersville) — Rain went 1-for-3 with a hit-by-pitch, a run scored and two stolen bases in the first game of a three-game sweep at the hands of Palm Beach Atlantic. All three defeats were by one run with the final two being 1-0 losses, during which Rain went a combined 0-for-7.

Hannah Todd (North Carolina Fr., Cartersville) — Todd started UNC's series finale against Virginia on Saturday but was lifted before recording a single out. After being handed a 2-0 lead, Todd allowed two walks sandwiched around a single to open the bottom of the first. All three runners eventually came in to score after Todd departed, saddling her with the loss in the eventual 10-5 defeat.

Annalyn Yantis (Samford Jr., Cartersville) — Yantis started two games in Samford's three-game set with Chattanooga, winning one and losing the other. Her victory came in the opening game of the series. She pitched all five innings of the 15-2 victory. allowing a pair of first-inning runs and nothing else, while totaling three of each walks, hits and strikeouts. Yantis then started the series finale, allowing seven runs (three earned) on six hits and one walk with two strikeouts.


Peyton Gollhofer (Ball State Jr., Cartersville resident) — For the third time in as many MAC tennis matchups, Gollhofer dropped her singles match but emerged victorious alongside Victoria Sec in doubles action. This time around, the split happened Friday in a tough 4-3 loss to Eastern Michigan that dropped Ball State to 0-3 in the conference. Gollhofer's singles match ended 6-2, 6-2 while the doubles match wound up 6-4.


Spencer Fields (Rhodes College Jr., Kingston resident) — Fields put together a phenomenal performance in the 5,000-meter run Saturday at the Washington University Invitational. His time of 14:35.72 broke his personal record by 18 seconds while also earning him third in the event. It's the sixth fastest time overall in Division III in the 5k this season, according to TFRRS.

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