Women’s Golf in Third Place at Olivet Fall Invitational - Carlia Canto Shoots 75 To Grab First Place
Friday, September 09, 2011
MARSHALL - Dodging raindrops, the Calvin women’s golf team had a blazing start to the Olivet Fall Invitational, shooting a school-record round of 340 Friday afternoon to move into third place in a field of 14 teams. Friday’s round was the first of two-days of competition with a second 18-hole round set for Saturday morning.
Host Olivet leads the field at 334 while St. Francis of Indiana is second at 335. Calvin sits two strokes ahead of rival Hope (342).
Calvin was led on Friday by sophomore Carlia Canto (Marysville/Port Huron Northern HS) led the way for the Knights with a round of 75 that put her in first place in the individual standings. Her round was a school record, surpassing her own mark of 77 set a year ago in a non-conference dual match with Aquinas.
Freshman Jackie Richert (Fort Gratiot/Port Huron Northern HS) also had a big day with an 83 while twin sister Laura Richert (Fort Gratiot/Port Huron Northern HS) had an 89. Junior Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) was next with a 93 while junior Rachel Whitaker (Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Northern HS) had a 124.
Competing individually for Calvin was freshman Rachel Potoczek (Cuyahoga Falls, OH/Cuyahoga Falls Christian Academy) with a 97 junior Nicole Black (Grand Rapids/Kenowa Hills HS) with a 103.