Women’s Golf In 12th Place Following Day One Of NCAA Championships

Posted on May 8th, 2012 by

The Gustavus women’s golf team sits in 12th place after shooting a 324 (+36) on the opening round of the 2012 NCAA Women’s Golf Championships Monday at the Zollner Golf Course in Angola, Ind.  Williams College is the day one leader after shooting a 307 (+19).  Rounding out the top-three is Methodist University in second at 310 (+22) and DePauw University in third at 314 (+26).

Pacing the Gusties on day one was senior Ann Jackson (Fargo, N.D.).  Jackson fired a five-over-par 77 to end up in a nine-player pileup in 10th place.  Senior Rikka Holiday (Bozeman, Mont.) recorded Gustavus’ next best round with an 81 (+9), while fellow senior Taylor Drenttel (Inver Grove Heights, Minn.) fired an 82 (+10).  Holiday and Drenttel sit in 46th and 52nd place, respectively.

Rounding out Gustavus’ five competitors was first-year Sam Falk (Glenwood, Minn.) in 52nd and junior Kayleigh Dittes (Eden Prairie, Minn.) in 82nd.  Falk shot an 84 (+12) and Dittes shot an 86 (+14).

Leading the field individually after day one is Williams’ Georgiana Salant, who shot an even par 72.  In a tie for second place is Rose Kelly of Illinois Wesleyan and Kelly Sweeney of Whitman College.  Both Kelly and Sweeney shot a one-over-par 73.

The second day of the NCAA Championships will continue tomorrow morning.  The Gusties will begin teeing off at 8:10 a.m.

Day One Results


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