Women’s Golf Takes Fifth At Illinois Wesleyan Invite, Swenson Second Individually

Posted on April 15th, 2018 by


NORMAL, Ill. – The Gustavus women’s golf team finished fifth out of 18 teams Sunday at the Kathy Niepagen Spring Fling, hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University, posting a two-round total of 320-327-647.

McKenzie Swenson (Sr., Buffalo, Minn.) took second place individually after a second round score of plus-three 75, which was the lowest score of the day. Swenson pared 13 holes and birdied one on Sunday after carding a first round score of 78, finishing with a total of 153. Morgan Bleyhl (So., Elk River, Minn.) tied for 21st with a score of 82-80-162. Kristen Cash (So., Roseville, Minn.) tied for 28th with an 80-85-165, Jessica Nelson (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.) tied for 40th at 83-87-170, and Ellie Brandt (Jr., Wayzata, Minn.) did not complete Sunday after posting an 80 yesterday in the first round.

Host Illinois Wesleyan won the event with a 309-320-629. DePauw University took second at 318-321-639 and Huntingdon College placed third at 314-325-639. Rylie Loux of Illinois Wesleyan took home medalist honors with a score of 73-79-152.

Gustavus is scheduled to compete in the Bethel Royal Match on April 21-22, but that will likely not happen due to the recent snowfall in Minnesota. The spring season concludes at the Carleton Invitational on April 28-29.


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