Women’s Golf To Compete In College City Challenge

Posted on September 24th, 2016 by

ST. PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus women’s golf team is headed to Hastings, Minn. this weekend to participate in the College City Challenge, hosted by Carleton College.

The two-day event begins Saturday at 10:15 a.m. at Bellwood Oaks Golf Club. The final round begins Sunday at 9 a.m.

Last weekend Gustavus took 10th place out of 14 teams at the Dan Quayle Collegiate Classic on Sunday, carding a two-round total of 657 (+81). The Gusties shot a 332 on Saturday and a 325 on Sunday. Mae Meierhenry (Sr., Sioux Falls, S.D.) led the Gusties with a 14th place finish, scoring an 82 yesterday and improving to a 77 in the second round for a total of 159 (+15). Jessica Nelson (Jr., Plymouth, Minn.) was one stroke behind Meierhenry, shooting a 79-81-160. Kristen Cash (Fy., Roseville, Minn.) took 24th place with an 83-80-163, while Abbie Grevlos (Jr., Sioux Falls, S.D.) and McKenzie Swenson (Jr., Buffalo, Minn.) finished with identical scores of 177, tying for 61st place.

A year ago at the College City Challenge, the Black and Gold posted a fourth place finish. Mae Meierhenry tied or second place out of 74 golfers, shooting an 82 in round one, followed by a 76 on day two for a total of 158 (+12). As a team, the Gusties shot 330 in the first round and 325 in the second for a total of 655 (+71).

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