Wayne, Neb. — The Wayne State women’s golf team shot a new single day school record 324 Wednesday to close play at the two-day Newman Spring Invitational played at the Sand Creek Station Golf Course in Newton, Kansas Wednesday afternoon.
The 324 shot by the Wildcats on Wednesday eclipsed the previous school record by 11 shots and was a 47-shot improvement from Tuesday’s 371 giving WSC a two-day team score of 695 to finish 12th place.
Rogers State of Oklahoma edged Northeastern State 617-619 to win the team title with Central Oklahoma third with a 621. Central Missouri at 626 and Southwestern Oklahoma State’s 631 closed out the top five team scores.
Freshman Abbey Kurmel (Okemos, Mich.) tied the individual school record with a 78 on Wednesday and was the top Wildcat finisher at tied for 39th with a two-day total of 167 (89-78). Dawn Garrett fired a 78 at Green Valley Golf Course in Sioux City, Iowa on September 10, 1993.
Millard North freshman Jazmine Taylor followed with a 171 shooting rounds of 89 and 82. Tricia Hemann fired a final round 79 and ended with a 177 (98-79) while Paige Peters posted rounds of 95 and 85 for a 180.
Wayne State will host the Wildcat Classic Sunday and Monday, April 11 and 12, at the Wayne Country Club.