WAYNE, Neb. – Led by senior Lauren Stockmoe who posted her second top-20 finish of the season, the Bemidji State University women’s golf team finished sixth of eight teams at the Wildcat Classic Monday afternoon in Wayne, Neb.
The Beavers totaled a team score of 695 (339-356) at the two-day, two-round tournament while University of Nebraska-Kearney took the team title with a score of 624 (298-326).
Stockmoe led the Beavers with a score of 164 (79-85) to tie for 14th individually while sophomore Jocelyn Nyblom followed and placed 30th with a score of 176 (86-90). Freshman Mollie Albrecht finished just behind Nyblom with a score of 178 (87-91) to tie for 31st while junior Taiylor Ellingson (90-90=180) finished two strokes behind her. Senior Elise Stockmoe rounded out the Beavers’ top five scores with a score of 187 (87-100) in her first tournament of the season.
Freshman Maddy Sawyer fired a season-low score of 175 (88-87) competing as an individual and tied for 27th individually. Junior Grace Van Brocklin (93-104=197) and sophomore Morgan Sammon (98-106=204) both competed as individuals as well.
Nebraska-Kearney’s Faviola Gonzalez took home the individual title after firing a score of 150 (70-80).
Bemidji State jumps right back into action this weekend April 17-18 by traveling to Sioux Falls, S.D., to compete in the Augustana Invitational held at Elmwood Golf Course before competing at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Women’s Golf Championship, April 23-25.
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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).