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KINGSTON SPRINGS, TENN. – Kennesaw State's Madison Caldwell defeated one of the top amateur players in the United States in the round of 64 of the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship at the 6,347-yard, par-71 Golf Club of Tennessee on Wednesday.
The Milton, Ga native was four down after 14 holes in the match. She proceeded to come back and win the final five holes of the match to collect a 1-up victory. Caldwell is the second Owl in program history to reach the round of 32 at the U.S. Women's Amateur joining Ket Preamchuen
The rising senior will participate in the round of 32 in match play on Thursday, Aug. 9 vs Kaylee Benton from the University of Arkansas at 9:10 a.m. EST.
Update: Caldwell was defeated by Kaylee Benton, 4 & 3, during the round of 32 in the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship.