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Women's golf finishes 5th at Creighton Classic

Courtesy: SDSU Sports Info
Release: 04/16/2013 18:22:57
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OMAHA, NEB. -- The Jackrabbit women’s golf team wrapped up a 5th place finish at the 36-hole Creighton Classic on Tuesday afternoon.

SDSU shot a two-day total of 659 on the 6,010-yard, par-72 Oak Hills Country Club.

Sitting in 4th place after a first-round team score of 319 on Monday, the Jacks posted a 340 in round two Tuesday, dropping to 5th place and one stroke back of 4th place finisher Bellevue University (326-332-658).

Morgan Fitts tied for 11th place with rounds of 79 and 82 (161). The senior now is tied for first on SDSU’s career top-25 list with 15.

The Jacks had two golfers tied for 26th place with two-day totals of 168. Freshman Sydney MacDonald posted rounds of 78 and 90 and sophomore Amber Houser scored rounds of 80 and 88.

Freshman Brianna Janu shot rounds of 82 and 89 (171) to finish tied for 35th place and fellow freshman Michaela Kouri tied for 44th place after rounds of 94 and 81 (175).

Golfing unattached, sophomore Alli Plath tied for 35th place with rounds of 86 and 85 (171) while sophomore Myranda Dunmire ended the two-day event in 69th place after rounds of 93 and 97 (190).

North Dakota State took top honors as a team and on the player leader board. The Bison (315-310-625) began Tuesday’s round four strokes back of leader Northern Iowa(311-319-630) and ended up winning the tourney by five strokes.

NDSU’s Amy Anderson shot a 146 (74-72), winning tournament champion honors by eight strokes over UNI’s Kaylee Benson (78-76-154).

The Jackrabbits now set their sights on The Summit League Championship, held April 22-24 at the Sky Creek Ranch Golf Course in Keller, Texas. 

SDSU plays host to this year’s conference tournament in conjunction with The Summit League.

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