September 8, 2003
Womenís Golf Wins Cougar Classic
The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville womenís golf team won its own Cougar Classic Monday after shooting a two-day score of 683. Quincy came in second with a 701 while Lindenwood finished third with 708.
It is the first time SIUE has won its own tournament in the sportís six-year history at SIUE.
Freshman Kallie Harrison (Decatur) was the top Cougar finisher after firing a 78 in day two of the tournament to place her in a tie for first. She lost in a playoff to individual champion Jessica Harbin of Bellarmine.
Kacy Gruenkemeyer (Salem) and Beth Gumbel (Mahomet) finished sixth for the Cougars with a 172. Brittany Auld (Nashville) tied for 13th at 176.
The Cougarsí next competition will be the Screaming Eagles Fall Classic next Sunday and Monday.