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Women's Golf Moves Up A Spot At Nationals
Posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2007
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, FL - The UW-Eau Claire women's golf team moved up to sixth place at the NCAA Division III National Championships after shooting a 338 today, six strokes better than yesterday.
Methodist University (NC) retained its commanding lead with a 612 total. Southwestern University (TX) moved to second at 659. DePauw University (IN) sits third with 663 strokes. Gustavus Adolphus College (MN) has hit 666 so far while St. Thomas (MN) is in fifth at 675. The sixth-ranked Blugolds have 682 over both rounds for sixth. Their 338 today was seventh-best, with Methodist University's 309 the top score.
Methodist University's Katie Dick has shot a 149 through two days for a +3 lead on the par-73 course that measures 5,830 yards. Her even 73 score today tied for best of the round. There are 111 golfers participating.
Torie Ives (Fr.-Osseo/Osseo-Fairchild) is tied for 27th with a 169 tally. Meghan Sobotta (Jr.-Arcadia) is one shot behind her and tied for 33rd. Sobotta and Jesse Thompson (Sr.-Stevens Point/SPASH) shot 84's today, best for the team. Thompson has 171 strokes and is tied for 35th. Ives and Thompson each had a birdie on the day.
Bri Obermueller (Fr.-River Falls) concludes the 170 bottleneck with a 172 score and a tie for 39th. Kate Borman (Fr.-Kenosha/Bradford) has a 187 tally for an 83rd-place tie.
Day three picks up again tomorrow in Florida. The event is at the Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort.Day 2 Results
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