Women’s Golf Finishes Tied-for-Second at SVSU Spring Invite
GEORGETOWN, Ky. — The Wayne State University women’s golf team completed its first event in over 500 days at the Saginaw Valley State Spring Invitational on Sunday. The Warriors shot a 629 (317, 312) to finish tied-for-second in the 17-team field. The 36-hole event was played at Cherry Blossom Golf Course (Par 72 / 6,004 Yards).
LEADING THE WAY
Junior Daniela Moreno (Bogota, Colombia) tied-for-10th with a 154 (76, 78) to pace the Green & Gold. SVSU’s Sabrina Coffman posted a three-under round of 69 to card a 144 (75, 69) to take home medalist accolades.
Tiffin (617) won the team trophy and rounding out the top 10 behind WSU (629) and Northwood (629) were Saginaw Valley State (631), Ferris State (646), McKendree (646), Maryville (648), Southern Indiana (653), Walsh (653) and Lewis (656). The rest of the field is comprised of Lake Superior State, Trevecca Nazarene, Northern Michigan, Malone, Ashland, Ohio Valley and Purdue Northwest.
Junior Grace Zimmerman (Bruce Twp., Mich. / Almont) posted a 157 (78 , 79) and finished in 18th place. Sophomore Avery Howard (Muskegon, Mich. / Reeths-Puffer) shaved seven strokes off her day one score to shoot a 159 (83, 76) and tied-for-23rd.
Freshman Beca Vestman (Madrid, Spain) also improved on Sunday to card a 161 (82 , 79), while senior Brooke Busse (Rochester Hills, Mich.) finished with a 166 (81, 85).
Competing as an individual, sophomore Natalie Groom (Orangevale, Calif. / El Camino Fundamental) tallied a 172 (87, 85).
WSU will stay in the Bluegrass State and compete at the Findlay Spring Invite on March 22-23 in Lexington.