Women’s Golf Captures Alma Invitational Title
Saturday, September 26, 2009
ALMA—Calvin had a banner day Saturday afternoon, winning the Alma Invitational at the Pine River Country Club with a season-best team score of 343 strokes.
Calvin had four golfers fire rounds under 90 led by senior Kelli Visser (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) who carded a season-best score of 84 which was good for third place individually. Senior Emily Tuuk (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) and freshman Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) were right behind with rounds of 86 while senior Julienne Louters (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) had an 87 and senior Rachel Strikwerda (Holland/Holland Christian HS) a career-best round of 92.
Erica Mazur of Albion and Paige Scarpace of Rochester College shared medalist honors with rounds of 82.
Albion took second place as a team with a score of 354 with Alma third at 357. Rochester College had three individuals compete but did not have the required four golfers to post a final team score.
Calvin returns to action on Thursday when it competes at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Kalamazoo at the Milham Park Golf Club at 1:00 p.m.