Women’s Golf Wins Seven-Team MWCGA Invitational in Convincing Fashion

Posted on April 23rd, 2006 by

The Gustavus women’s golf team made a strong statement to the NCAA Championship selection committee with a 23-stroke win over second place St. Thomas at the Minnesota Women’s Collegiate Golf Association Invitational. The tournament was played at Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker, Minnesota. The Gusties were led by senior Kelli Groff who finished first with a 36-hole total of 76-73–149. The 18-hole total of 308 on Sunday set a new school record bettering the old mark of 311 set in last fall at the Midwest Classic.

Others scoring for the Gusties were Breanne Staples (6th) with a total of 81-76–157, Kimbra Kosak (8th) with a total of 80-78–158, Alana Reetz (18th) with a total of 81-85–166, and Rachel Roberg (19th) with a total of 87-81–168.

The Gusties will find out on Monday, May 1 whether they will be taking part in the 2006 NCAA Championships, which will take place at Mission Inn Golf Club in Howie-In-The-Hills, Florida. Gustavus has made a strong statement this spring with a first place finish at the Wartburg Invitational (including head-to-head wins over #2 St. Thomas and #9 Wartburg, a head-to-head dual meet win over Wartburg, and a first place finish this weekend in convincing fashion over St. Thomas.

FINAL RESULTS
Par-Yardage: 72-5827

Fin. School Scores
1 Gustavus Adolphus C. 322 308 630 +54
2 St. Thomas, U. of 326 327 653 +77
3 St. Olaf College 346 342 688 +112
4 Carleton College 353 353 706 +130
5 St. Benedict, C. of 367 357 724 +148
6 St. Cloud State U. 374 373 747 +171
7 Augsburg College 376 393 769 +193

Fin. School Scores

1 Gustavus Adolphus C. 322 308 630
1 Kelli Groff 76 73 149
T 6 Breanne Staples 81 76 157
T 8 Kimbra Kosak 80 78 158
18 Alana Reetz 85 81 166
T 19 Rachel Roberg 87 81 168

2 St. Thomas, U. of 326 327 653
T 6 Holly Noble 75 82 157
T 12 Maureen Hardwick 82 81 163
T 15 Tricia Nelson 83 81 164
T 21 Kerry Shea 86 83 169
T 39 Megan Hanson 89 92 181

3 St. Olaf College 346 342 688
5 Paige Bromen 79 77 156
T 21 Kate Solheim 85 84 169
T 28 Amy Springer 85 89 174
44 Anna Johnson 97 92 189
T 51 Emily Seger 99 100 199

4 Carleton College 353 353 706
T 21 Kassie Wells 85 84 169
T 28 Kate Waller 89 85 174
T 33 Sophie Snyder 84 91 175
45 Lydia McClure 95 97 192
T 46 Sarah Ingebritsen 100 93 193

5 St. Benedict, C. of 367 357 724
T 28 Kaley Kosak 89 85 174
T 36 Megan Sand 90 88 178
43 Leigh Bartholomew 97 91 188
T 46 Chelsea Pettit 100 93 193
WD Ann Dressen 91 WD

6 St. Cloud State U. 374 373 747
T 21 Brooke Brezek 87 82 169
42 Sarah Warner 95 92 187
48 Kristin Edberg 95 100 195
49 Nicole Adams 97 99 196

7 Augsburg College 376 393 769
T 19 Marisa Navarro 81 87 168
T 21 Laura Henry 85 84 169
50 Brooke Hamann 95 103 198
55 Ellen Watters 115 119 234

INDIVIDUALS
Fin. Name School Scores
2 Lindsay Somrock Minnesota 77 75 152
3 Samantha Braschler Minnesota 79 75 154
4 Kelli Berns Minnesota 80 75 155
T 8 Sarah Butler Minnesota 77 81 158
T 8 Jessica Thomas Minnesota 82 76 158
11 Jordan Matheson Macalester 82 77 159
T 12 Katie Boushard Minnesota 78 85 163
T 12 Jessica Nelson Winona St 81 82 163
T 15 Brittany Willborg Minnesota 84 80 164
T 15 Erin Schliep G Adolphus 84 80 164
T 21 Stephanie Hird St. Thomas 87 82 169
27 Laura Klatt St. Thomas 90 81 171
T 28 Anna Gizzi Macalester 90 84 174
T 28 Afton Pender ConcrdiaMN 89 85 174
T 33 Jaime Anderson Winona St 88 87 175
35 Katie Potts St. Thomas 95 81 176
T 36 Emmaline Schlosser MN-Morris 95 83 178
38 Jenna Schurman Bemidji St 89 90 179
T 39 Katie Schuller Winona St 95 86 181
41 Tara Christensen Winona St 99 83 182
T 51 Christine Park Macalester 100 99 199
53 Krista Tauscher Winona St 100 106 206
54 Jenny Wenlund Bemidji St 105 112 217
56 Abby Thatcher Bemidji St 154 153 307
WD CJ Swanland St. Bndict 93 WD

 

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