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Women's Golf Starts Strong at O'Brien Invite
By: Kevin Meinholz, Sports Information Director
NOTRE DAME, Ind. (UWECBlugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire women's golf team is currently in second place out of nine teams after round one of the 2009 O'Brien National Championship hosted by St. Mary's College (Ind.).
With 309 strokes today, Eau Claire is just six strokes behind leader and defending national champion Methodist University. The Monarchs of Methodist University have won 22 national titles in women's golf, including the last 12 consecutive championships. St. Mary's is in third with 317 strokes.
Catherine Wagner (Fr.-Austin, Minn.) led the Blugolds today and is in second place overall. She finished with 74 strokes on the par-72 course. The tournament leader, Alana Swain from Methodist, shot par today.
Tied for third place is Torie Ives (Sr.-Osseo, Wis./Osseo-Fairchild), who finished with 76, while Katie Maurer (So.-Forest Lake, MN/Convent of the Visitation) shot 78 today and is tied for ninth.
The Blugolds' Emily Swift (So.-Onalaska, Wis.) finished with 81 strokes, tied for 19th, and Sara Mattes (So.-La Crosse, Wis./Central) is tied for 43rd with 87 strokes.
The tournament will conclude tomorrow.