Three Gusties Named MIAC Women’s Golf All-Conference, Meierhenry Senior Of The Year

Posted on May 8th, 2017 by

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The Gustavus women’s golf trio of Mae Meierhenry (Sr., Sioux Falls, S.D.), Jessica Nelson (Jr., Plymouth, Minn.), and Kristen Cash (Fy., Roseville, Minn.) earned spots on the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Conference team, while Meierhenry was also named the MIAC Senior of the Year, announced on Thursday by the MIAC office.

Meierhenry’s completes her career in Black and Gold as honor as the MIAC’s top senior, finishing among the top-five individual leaders in the MIAC with an average score of 78.7 through 17 rounds. Meierhenry led the Gusties with three top-10 and two top-five finishes. On April 11 and April 18, Meierhenry garnered back-to-back MIAC Athlete of the Week honors, guiding Gustavus to two second place finishes at the Washington University Spring Invite and the Battle of the Creek, carding scores of 72, 77, and 73.

Finishing in the top-10 during the MIAC Championships in October, Meierhenry earns an automatic spot of the All-Conference team. She tied for fifth place at Bunker Hills Golf Course, earning a spot on the All-Championship Team and leading the Gusties to a third place finish with a three-round score of 236 (+20). In addition, Meierhenry was selected as a member of the All-MIAC Sportsmanship Team.

Jessica Nelson was also an automatic selection to the All-Conference squad as a top-10 finisher at the MIAC Championships, tying for 10th place with a three-round score of 240 (+24). In 17 rounds, Nelson averaged a score of 81.4, with a season-low round of 77 during round one of the MIAC Championships. Another top-10 finish came during the season-opening College of Saint Benedict Invite, in which she turned in scores of 82 and 78 to tie for eighth place.

Kristen Cash finished her stellar first-year season with the second-best average score (81.3) on the Gustie squad and is one of three first-years to earn a spot on the All-Conference team. In 17 rounds, Cash posted a season-low round of 77 at the WashU Invite as she finished tied for 14th with a two-day score of 155. Cash also finished tied for 12th place at the MIAC Championships in the fall, carding scores of 83-78-82 to turn in a three-round total of 243 (+27).

MIAC Release

 

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