Women’s Golf Team Finishes Third at NCAA Championships, Kosak Places Fifth Individually

Posted on May 11th, 2007 by

Gusties with trophy (l to r): Coach Scott Moe, Rachel Roberg, Kali Griggs, Breanne Staples, Amanda Johnson, Kimbra Kosak

Gusties with trophy (l to r): Coach Scott Moe, Rachel Roberg, Kali Griggs, Breanne Staples, Amanda Johnson, Kimbra Kosak


Kimbra Kosak finished fifth out of 111 golfers

Kimbra Kosak finished fifth out of 111 golfers


Breanne Staples closed out her career with a strong 15th place finish.

Breanne Staples closed out her career with a strong 15th place finish.

The Gustavus women’s golf team posted a strong final round score of 328 (+36) and finished third at the NCAA Championships out of 20 teams. The 72-hole tournament, was played at the Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howie-in-the-Hills, Florida. The Gusties have now finished second (last year) and third in the past two years. Sophomore Kimbra Kosak (Grand Rapids, Minn.) wrapped up a very strong tournament with a final round score of 78 (+5). Kosak finished fifth overall (out of 111) with a 72-hole total of 76-77-83-79–314.

Methodist University won the team title for the tenth consecutive year. The Monarchs posted a 72-hole total of 303-309-303-300–1215. DePauw University placed second at 336-327-321-319–1303, while the Gusties were third at 332-334-324-328–1318.

Kosak’s fifth place finish led Gustavus, however senior Breanne Staples (Windom, Minn.) also had a big week as she finished in a tie for 15th place with a total of 86-79-79-80–324. Other finishes for the Gusties included Rachel Roberg (Jr., Rice Lake, Wis.), who tied for 35th with a total of 84-88-82-82–336, Kali Griggs (Fy., Burnsville, Minn.), who tied for 64th with a total of 86-95-80-93–354, and Amanda Johnson (Fy., Bemidji, Minn.), who tied for 76th with a total of 92-90-93-88–363.

Top Ten Team Scores (out of 20)
Methodist — 303-309-303-300–1215
DePauw — 336-327-321-319—1303
Gustavus — 332-334-324-328–1318
Southwestern — 340-319-327-336–1322
St. Thomas — 342-333-318-332-1325
Illinois Wesleyan — 349-334-321-331-1335
UW-Eau Claire — 344-338-330-331–1343
Middlebury — 348-341-338-343–1370
Olivet — 352-352-330-337–1371
Allegheny — 341-358-337-335–1376

Top Five Individual Scores
1. Katie Dick, Methodist — 76-73-72-75–296
2. Charlotte Williams, Methodist — 74-81-73-75–303
3. Katie Tewell, Franklin — 78-81-73-73–305
4. Heather Martin, Methodist — 76-79-78-73–306
5. Kimbra Kosak, Gustavus — 76-77-83-78–314
5. Emily Ranney, Methodist — 79-78-80-77–314

Gustavus Individual Totals
Kimbra Kosak — 76-77-83-78–314 (tie-5th tie)
Breanne Staples — 86-79-79-80–324 (15th)
Rachel Roberg — 84-88-82-82–336 (tie-35th)
Kali Griggs — 86-95-80-93–354 (tie-64th)
Amanda Johnson — 92-90-93-88–363 (tie-76th)

Final Championship Results

 

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