Women’s Golf Finishes Third at Concordia Invitational

Posted on September 10th, 2006 by

The Gustavus Adolphus women’s golf team captured third place Sunday at the Concordia Invitational held at Wildflower Golf Course in Detroit Lakes, Minn. The Gusties shot 325-335–660 to finish 16 shots back of champion North Dakota State (319-325–644) and 11 shots back of University of North Dakota (322-327–649). Gustavus was the highest placed Division III team in the field, finishing ahead of the University of St. Thomas (sixth, 337-336–673).

Sophomore Rachel Roberg (Rice Lake, Wis.) finished second overall to Southwest Minnesota State’s Erin Oakland after posting a final round 79 for a 36-hole total of 157. Oakland captured medalist honors with after posting rounds of 76 and 77. Kali Griggs (Fy., Burnsville, Minn.) finished 13th with an 80-84–164, while Breanne Staples (Sr., Windom, Minn.) was tied for 24th place with a 83-86–169 total. Sophomores Kimbra Kosak (Grand Rapids, Minn.) and Lauren Runsvold (Fargo, N.D.) rounded out the scoring for the Gusties. Kosak fired back-to-back 86s for a 172 total, while Runsvold shot 84-90–174.

The Gusties will take next weekend off before competing in the Division III Midwest Classic hosted by Carleton College Sept. 23-24 at Troy Byrne Golf Club in Hudson, Wis.

Final Results

 

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