The Gustavus Adolphus women’s golf team recorded a two-day team score of 674 (+102) to finish third at the Wartburg Fall Invitational held on Saturday and Sunday at the Centennial Oaks Golf Course in Waverly, Iowa. The Gusties shot a 331 on day two, as UW-Eau Claire shot a 319 for a two-day total of 648 (+76) to take first place. Washington University (St. Louis) finished runner-up with a team score of 661 (+89), moving up from fourth place following day one.
Leading Gustavus individually was Katie Schenfeld, who finished in a tie for fourth place after shooting an 81-81 for a 162 (+19). Taylor Drenttel also broke into the top ten, finishing tied for seventh with an 84-80 for a 164 (+21). Ann Jackson was the only other Gustavus golfer in the top 20 with a 19th place finish after shooting a 172 (89-83).
A pair of University of Washington golfers locked down the top two spots, as Hannah Buck won the tournament after firing a 151 (79-72), and teammate Andrea Hibbert shot an 156 (83-73) to take second place. UW-Eau Claire’s Emily Swift placed third with a 157 (77-80).
“We faced some strong competition, but we need to play better and we need to play more consistent, ” said Head Coach Scott Moe. “The team needs to have a good week of preparation heading into a big tournament next weekend.”
The Gustavus women’s golf team will travel to Notre Dame, Ind. to compete in the O’Brien National Invitational on Sunday and Monday, Sept. 19-20.