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Women's Golf Back In Seventh At Nationals
Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2007
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, FL - The sixth-ranked UW-Eau Claire women's golf team fell back to seventh in day three of the NCAA Division III National Championships at Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort.
Eau Claire has 1,012 strokes for seventh. Methodist University (NC) remains in first with 915 strokes. DePauw University (IN) is in second on a 984 tally. Southwestern University (TX) is two shots behind them for third. Gustavus Adolphus College (MN) is fourth with a 990 score while St. Thomas (MN) ranks fifth with 993 strokes. Illinois Wesleyan University (IL) is the sixth-place team with 1,004. There are 20 teams total.
The Blugolds shot 330 today, tying for seventh-best on the day. It is the team's best round so far. Methodist University's 303 was the top score of the day.
Methodist University's Katie Dick shot a one-under 72 today on the 5,830-yard course. It ties for best on the day out of 111 competitors. She leads all golfers with a 221 score.
Jesse Thompson (Sr.-Stevens Point/SPASH) has Eau Claire's best score, a 247. She is tied for 22nd. Meghan Sobotta (Jr.-Arcadia) is tied for 25th on a 249. Torie Ives (Fr.-Osseo/Osseo-Fairchild) has a 251 to tie for 32nd. Thompson had a team-high three birdies today. Sobotta had an eagle on the par-5 seventh hole.
Bri Obermueller (Fr.-River Falls) is in a tie for 59th on a 265 tally. Kate Borman (Fr.-Kenosha/Bradford) has shot a 280 and is tied for 85th.
The National Golf Coaches Association (NCGA) announced its awards today, with a few Blugolds collecting honors. Sobotta was named a 2nd Team All-American while Thompson was named an honorable mention. This is the second such honor for Sobotta and the first for Thompson. They also joined Ives on the All-Region Team for the Central Region.
Nationals conclude tomorrow.Day 3 Results
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