April 15, 2013
Bearcats battle back to finish third
MARYVILLE, Mo. – Fighting an uphill battle the Northwest Missouri State women’s golf team improved 29 strokes Monday to finish third at the final round of the Green and Gold Classic at Mozingo Lake Golf Course.
Steph Charteris and Cassie Lowell both battled to finish in the top 10 Monday, as Charteris fired a final round 79 for a two-day score of 161 to finish sixth. Lowell finished 10th after an impressive 11 stroke turnaround at 91-80-171.
Central Oklahoma took home the team title with a 629 while Missouri Western held off the Bearcats with a 684 as Northwest finished at 687. Nebraska-Kearney finished fourth at 698 while Southwest Minnesota State rounded out the top five with a total of 708.
Along with Lowell the remaining three Bearcats fired identical scores of 85 with Ashley Powers (176) finishing tied for 19th. Taylor Gard (179) battled to finish 26th with Kristina D’Angela (182) finishing 30th.
Individually, Amber Norman also shot an 85 to finish at 178 and tied for 24th. Brooke Byland finished with a 185 while Tess Edwards shot a 193.
Aly Seng of Central Oklahoma won the individual title with a 75-76-151 while Nebraska-Kearney’s Ana Summers finished 79-79-158 to place second.
Northwest will look to improve its regional standing next week at the MIAA Championships starting Monday, April 22-23. The Bearcats will take aim at the Posse Course at Paradise Pointe in Smithville, Mo. where they finished a program best third last season.
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