M. Wold leads Beavers at NSIC Championship
Sunday, April 21, 2013
M. Wold leads Beavers at NSIC Championship

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (The Posse Course at Paradise Point) -- Freshman Monica Wold (Crookston, Minn.) took 23rd and led the Bemidji State University women's golf team to a ninth-place finish at the 2012-13 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Championships April 20-21 in Kansas City, Mo.

Wold opened the event tied for 31st after rounds of 92 and 97 at Madden's Classic Course Oct. 6-7 left her at +45 (189). But the freshman rebounded to post the Beavers' lowest round each day of the spring portion of the event and propelled herself into 23rd individually with a 359 (+71) at The Posse Course at Paradise Point. She carded rounds of 85 (+13) Saturday and Sunday and completed the event with a three-stroke lead over her sister, Rachel Wold (Jr., Crookston, Minn.), who finished in 27th 86-92-92-92--362 (+74), and the rest of the BSU contingent.

As a team, the Beavers entered the final 36-holes of the 72-hole championship in ninth at 371-386--756 (+181). BSU posted back-to-back rounds of 360 in Kansas City to finish the event in the same position with a score of 1,477 (+325), 198 shots off the pace set by four-time defending NSIC champion Augustana College (326-320-314-319--1,279/+127). The Vikings took a 61 shot lead over the 13-team field, led by Allie Ostrander, who took top individual honors with a 313 (75-80-78-80/+25).

The NSIC Championship brings the BSU women's golf team's 2012-13 season to a close. The Beavers, which won the BSU invitational and took second in the Huskies Triangular, were led by M. Wold, who capped her first collegiate season with a scoring average of 84.9.

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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University 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).