Women’s Golf Takes Third at MIAA Jamboree - Prepares for Upcoming MIAA Tournament
Saturday, October 01, 2011
KALAMAZOO—Calvin continued to secure its top four finish in the MIAA regular season standings as the Knights took third at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Kalamazoo at the Milham Park Golf Club Saturday afternoon with a team score of 348 strokes. Calvin remains in fourth place in the MIAA overall standings but is now 60 strokes ahead of Adrian and Trine. The Knights are 23 strokes behind third place Saint Mary’s.
In Saturday’s Jamboree, Hope took first place with 339 strokes to widen its lead over Olivet in the overall league standings. Saint Mary’s took second with a team score of 340 while Olivet trailed Calvin in fourth with a score of 351.
Calvin placed three golfers in the top 10 on Saturday led by junior Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) who tied for sixth with an 84. Sophomore Carlia Canto (Marysille/Port Huron Northern HS) and freshman Jackie Richert (Fort Gratiot/Port Huron Northern HS) tied for eighth with rounds of 85. Junior Rachel Whitaker (Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Northern HS) was next for Calvin with a 94 while freshman Lauren Richert (Fort Gratiot/Port Huron Northern HS) had a 101.
Doezema is now fourth in the MIAA individual standings (83.0) while Canto is eighth (84.3).
The next scheduled competition for Calvin is the two-day MIAA Tournament next Friday and Saturday at the Bedford Valley Country Club with play on Friday scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.
MIAA JAMBOREE TEAM SCORES (10-1-11)
Saint Mary’s 340
OVERALL MIAA WOMEN’S GOLF STANDINGS THROUGH 10-1-11
Saint Mary’s 1027