The Gustavus Adolphus women’s golf team is in the lead after the opening day of competition at the 2010 MIAC Championship after firing a team-score 327 (+39). Saint John’s sits in second place with a 343 (+55), while Saint Benedict and St. Olaf round out the top-three in third with a 347 (+59). The MIAC Championship is being held at Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids, Minn.
Individually, Katie Schenfeld ranks first after shooting a 73 (+1) in day one. She has a seven stroke advantage over Kathryn Hauff of Saint Benedict who shot an 80 (+8) and sits in second place. St. Thomas’s Cassy Norton is currently in third after shooting an 81 (+9).
Gustavus’s Taylor Drenttel and Kayleigh Dittes also finished in the top-ten. Drenttel is currently in fourth after shooting an 82 (+10), while Dittes is in ninth with score of 85 (+15). Ann Jackson and Rikka Holiday rounded out Gustavus’s squad in 16th (87) and 18th (88).
“We played well. Katie played great, but we have to be deeper tomorrow and not just rely on one player. I expect us to get back to more solid play from the top to the bottom tomorrow,” commented Head Coach Scott Moe.
The 2010 MIAC Championship will continue tomorrow Oct. 3 with the second round of play. The Gusties will tee off at 12:30 p.m.