Harrington Wins Individual HCAC Title; Engineers 5th

HarringtonTERRE HAUTE, IND. --  Rose-Hulman junior Stephanie Harrington (Houston, Texas/Cinco Ranch) captured the 2008 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference women's golf individual championship to lead the Engineer effort on Saturday and Sunday.

Harrington was also crowned the league Player of the Year after firing a round of 78 on Sunday for a two-day total of 162.  She captured the victory by a two-stroke margin over Transylvania�s Janca Millett, who shot a second round 79.

Harrington becomes the first individual women's golf conference champion in school history and earned her third consecutive all-league award. 

Overall, the Engineers placed fifth in the seven-team championship event.

Sophomore Allison Luther (Beach Park, Ill./Zion-Benton) and freshman Bailey Wagner (South Bend/LaVille) both shot second round scores of 92, to give each a final mark of 188 for the tournament. 

HCAC TOURNAMENT RESULTS

TEAM SCORES:  1) Transylvania 705; 2) Manchester 727; 3) Franklin 731; 4) Hanover 738; 5) Rose-Hulman 746; 6) Anderson 770; 7) Defiance 858 

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS:  1) Stephanie Harrington 84-78=162; T13) Allison Luther 96-92=188; T13) Bailey Wagner 96-92=188; T28) Lindsey Gault 106-102=208; 36) Julie Hart 123-124=247