Women’s Golf In Fourth Place Through Day One of MIAA Tournament
Friday, October 07, 2011
BATTLE CREEK - Calvin opened play at the two-day MIAA Tournament with a team score of 353 strokes which is good for fourth place through one day of competition. The MIAA Tournament is being held at a neutral site course - the Bedford Valley Country Club.
The Knights also remain in fourth place in the overall team standings. Sophomore Carlia Canto (Marysville/Port Huron Northern HS) led the way for Calvin with an 81, good for a tie for fifth place individually while junior Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) had an 84 to finish ninth. Rounding out Calvin’s finishers were freshman Jackie Richert (Fort Gratiot/Port Huron Northern HS) with a 91, freshman Laura Richert (Fort Gratiot/Port Huron Northern HS) with a 97 and junior Rachel Whitaker (Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Northern HS) with a 104.
Canto is now eighth in the seasonal MIAA indvidual standings while Doezema is 11th.
Olivet had the top team score on Friday at 325 while Hope was second at 334 and Saint Mary’s third at 337. In finishing nine strokes ahead of Hope on Friday, Olivet moved to within six strokes of first place. Hope continues to hold the team lead heading into Saturday’s final round. Theresa Damico of Olivet and Natalie Matuzak shared the top score on Friday with rounds of 77.
Action picks up again on Saturday at 9 a.m.