Women’s Golf begins NSIC Championship in Morton, Minn.

Women’s Golf begins NSIC Championship in Morton, Minn.
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Women’s Golf begins NSIC Championship in Morton, Minn.

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University women’s golf team prepares for the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Women’s Golf Championship set at the Dacotah Ridge Golf Course in Morton, Minn. Because of the projected weather forecast, the 54-hole championship will be played over two days with 36 holes being played Friday, April 26 and the final 18 holes on Sunday, April 28. Both Friday and Sunday will begin with 9 a.m. shotgun starts.

Live scoring for the event can be found at:
http://results.golfstat.com//public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=participants&tid=17209

NSIC Women’s Golf has 12 teams comprised of Augustana University, Bemidji State, Concordia University-St. Paul, University of Minnesota Crookston, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota State University, Moorhead, Minot State University, University of Sioux Falls, Southwest Minnesota State University, St. Cloud State University, Upper Iowa University and Winona State University.

Bemidji State is led by freshman Kalley Wagner who has posted an 83.8 scoring average in 12 rounds along with one top-five finish this season while sophomore Lauren Stockmoe follows with an 85.1 scoring average in 16 rounds. Junior Erica Gartner averages 86.3 in six rounds this season while Elise Stockmoe follows at 89.0 in 14 rounds. Freshman Taiylor Ellingson looks to round out the Beavers’ five and average 89.7 strokes in 12 rounds.

The winner of the NSIC Women’s Golf Championship will earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Central Super Regional will be played at Muskogee Country Club in Muskogee, Oklahoma, hosted by Northeastern State University on May 6-8.

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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooden region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, BSU sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).

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