Women’s Golf Places Eighth at MIAA Spring Qualifying Tournament
Thursday, April 14, 2011
MARSHALL - The Calvin women’s golf team competed at the MIAA Spring Qualifying Tournament on Thursday at the Medalist Golf Club with Olivet serving as host. Calvin took eighth with a team score of 414 strokes led by freshman Carlia Canto who was tied for 17th individually with a round of 88. Sophomore Rachel Whitaker tied for 36th with a round of 98. Calvin’s remaining two scorers were freshman Ashley Tiefenthal with a 108 and freshman Melissa Shepard with a 120.
Host Olivet took first place with a team score of 321. Thursday’s competition was the first of three 18-hole rounds that will determine the MIAA’s automatic qualifier to the NCAA III Tournament in May. Regular season league champion Saint Mary’s will host the final two 18-hole rounds which are scheduled for April 29 and April 30 respectively at the Blackthorne Golf Club in Notre Dame, Indiana.