The Gustavus women’s golf team posted a third place finish out of 14 teams at the Augustana Invitational, which was played on Saturday and Sunday at Elmwood Golf Course in Sioux Falls, S.D. The Gusties fired a 36-hole total of 317-333–650 to finish behind host Augustana, which finished first at 309-323–632 and Minnesota State, Mankato, which finished second at 318-329–647. Individually, Gustavus was led by Ann Jackson (76-82) and Kate Schenfeld (76-82) who tied for fifth at 158.
Joining Jackson and Schenfeld on the scorecard were Kayleigh Dittes, who finished 19th with a total of 84-82-166, Taylor Drenttel, who finished 28th with a total of 81-89–170, and Rikka Holiday, who placed 37th with a total of 87-87-174.
The Gusties were the only NCAA Division III team in the tournament, which consisted of primarily of NCAA Division II programs.
Next weekend, Gustavus will travel to Becker, Minn. to take part in the St. Thomas Invitational on Saturday and Sunday.