Women’s Golf In Second Heading Into Final Day Of MIAC Championships

Posted on October 3rd, 2011 by

Sam Falk looks to challenge leader Hathryn Hauff of St. Olaf on day two.

After the second full day of golf at the 2011 MIAC Championships being held Oct. 1-3 in Coon Rapids, Minn., the Gustavus women’s golf team remains in striking distance in second following back-to-back 321’s.  The Gusties, who are currently sitting at a 642 (+66), trail St. Olaf who shot a 320 on day two and lead with a two-day total 629 (+53).  Saint Ben’s rounds out the top-three in third at 655 (+66).

Sam Falk matched her first day score of 77 on day two as well, sitting in second place heading into day three with a two-day total of 154 (+10).  Falk will look to challenge current leader Kathryn Hauff of Saint Ben’s who shot a 78 on day two and leads by three strokes at a 151 (+7).

Taylor Drenttel is still in the top-10 after hitting an 82 on Sunday.  She is in a tie for ninth at +17 (161).  The final three Gusties in the lineup sit back-to-back-to-back in the standings with Liz Strom in 12th with an 82-81-163 (+19), Ann Jackson in 13th at 83-81-164 (+20), and Kayleigh Dittes in 14th with an 83-82-165 (+21).

“We have yet to get into a good rhythm – putts have not fallen,” said Head Coach Scott Moe. “Tomorrow is going to be a good day, we are going to get off to a good start and put the pressure on right away.  St Olaf has played well and they will need to continue to play well tomorrow as well to hold us off.  I expect a great battle.”

The third and final day of the MIAC Championships will begin at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning.  The team and individual pairings are based on the results after 36 holes. Following Monday’s round, there will be a short awards ceremony to recognize both team champions, the individual medalists, and the All-MIAC (Top 10) selections for each gender. The men’s and women’s team champions will receive the MIAC’s automatic bid to the 2012 NCAA Division III Golf Championships.

Day Two Results

 

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