Wayne, Neb. — The Wayne State College women’s golf team placed fourth with a two-day score of 665 at the Wildcat Classic that concluded Monday in windy, cold conditions at the Wayne Country Club.
After enjoying near perfect conditions on Sunday where the Wildcats set a new school record shooting a 323, WSC and all other teams in the tournament braved windy, chilly conditions at the Wayne Country Club where the feels like temperature to start the round was in the upper 30’s.
Nebraska-Kearney edged Augustana 624-632 for the team title with Concordia-St. Paul third at 655. Wayne State was 10 shots back in fourth at 665 followed by Concordia (Neb.) with 670, Bemidji State shot 695, York College 697 and Mount Marty 734.
The individual medalist for the meet was Faviola Gonzalez of Nebraska-Kearney with a six-over par 150 after shooting rounds of 70 and 80. Augustana’s Molly Stevens was second at +11 with scores of 72 and 83 for a 155.
Wayne State’s top finishers were freshman Abbey Kurmel and sophomore Paige Peters, who both tied for 11th overall at 163. Kurmel posted scores of 79 and 84 while Peters shot 78 and 85.
Freshman Jazmine Taylor tied for 17th place with a 165 (81-84) while freshman Tricia Hemann was 26th overall with a 174 shooting rounds of 85 and 89.
Wayne State will play next at the Augustana Spring Invitational at Elmwood Golf Course in Sioux Falls, South Dakota Saturday and Sunday.