Mackedanz paces BSU women to sixth at MSU Invite
Monday, April 20, 2009

LAKE CITY, Minn. (The Jewel Golf Club) - The Bemidji State University women's golf team completed play at the Maverick Invitational Sunday. The Beavers posted a two-day total of 753 (+177) to finish sixth at the par-72, 5,881 Jewel Golf Club in Lake City, Minn.

The BSU squad, which was also in sixth after posting a 371 (+83) in the first day of competition, carded a 382 (+94) on day two to finish 17 strokes out of fifth place behind Minnesota State University, Moorhead.

Individually, Marissa Mackedanz (So., Paynesville, Minn.) posted two of BSU's best three rounds of the tournament with an 86 (+14) on day one and a 90 (+18) on day two to lead the Beavers with a two-day total of 176 (+32) and tie two others for 20th place.

Concordia University, St. Paul had student-athletes finish 1, 2, 3 on the leader board to propel the Golden Bears to a team title with a 306-314--620 and a 32-shot cushion over the rest of the field. Jacquelyn Hauser captured medallist honors recording a 36-hole total of 75-76--151 (+7), while teammate Kaytie Spangler fired a final-round-low 75 (+3) to claim second place overall with a 77-75--152 (+10). Anne Martin led after day one carding an event-low 73 (+1) and rounded out the top three with a two-day total of 73-80--153 (+11).

The Beavers continue their spring season April 25-26 when they travel to Brookings, S.D. to compete in the final 36 holes of the 2008-09 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships at the Brookings Country Club.

Maverick Invitational Final Team Results
1. Concordia- St. Paul - 306-314--620
2. Minnesota State - 321-331--652
3. Winona State - 325-341--666
4. Augustana - 331-347--678
5. MSU- Moorhead - 366-370--736
6. Bemidji State - 371-382--753
7. Minnesota, Crooskton - 419-441--860

Bemidji State Individual Results
20. Marissa Mackedanz - 86-90--176
29. Jenna Schurman - 89-95--184
32. Ciarra Paulson - 101-95--196
33. Gretchen Trosen - 95-102--197
T-43. Britney Felix - 108-123--231
*46. Kiki Phillips - 130-145--275

* completed as an individual

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