Knutson, M. Wold and R. Wold lead BSU to second place at Dragon Invite
Friday, April 18, 2014
Knutson, M. Wold and R. Wold lead BSU to second place at Dragon Invite

MOORHEAD, Minn. (The Meadows Golf Course) – Olivia Knutson (So., Hatton, N.D.), Monica Wold (So., Crookston, Minn.) and Rachel Wold (Sr., Crookston, Minn.) were among a group of four players tied for fifth place individually carding matching 23-over-par 92s Friday at the Dragon Invitational in Moorhead, Minn.

The BSU trio finished the 18-hole event 10 strokes off the pace set by medalist Kristi Opatz of Concordia College (Minn.), who fired a 13-over-par 85.

As a team, the Beavers placed four scores among the top 10 and posted a total of 382 (+94) at the par-72, 5,974-yard Meadows Public Golf Course. BSU was 21 shots behind Concordia, which turned in a 361 (+73) to take the team title.

The Dragon Invite served as the final tune up for the spring portion of the 2013-14 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championship at Dacotah Ridge Golf Course in Morton, Minn. After 36 holes of the 72-hole fall/spring event, Bemidji State is 73 strokes off the pace set by Augustana College (326-330—656/+80) in ninth with a 729 (364-365/+153). Knutson leads the BSU contingent with a 30-over-par 174 (89-85) to sit in 21st individually. The fall portion of the championship was played Oct. 5-6 at The Classic at Madden’s in Brainerd, Minn.

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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).