October 4, 2004|
Women’s Golf Finishes Third at GLVC Tourney
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s women’s golf team went to defend its Great Lakes Valley Conference title but came up short finishing third at Hickory Point Golf Course in Forsyth on Sunday and Monday.
The Cougars shot a two-day total of 636 finishing 13 shots behind conference champion Northern Kentucky. Southern Indiana, which also had a team total of 623, lost the GLVC title in a playoff.
Sophomore Kallie Harrison (Decatur) led the way for SIUE shooting 76 on the first day and a 79 on day two. Harrison finished in sixth place with a score of 11-over-par 155. Harrison came into the GLVC tournament with the seventh best scoring average in the nation at 77.38.
Freshman Rachel Roberg (Rice Lake, Wis.) finished two shots behind Harrison coming in at ninth place for SIUE with a two-day total of 157. Roberg had entered the tournament having the 28th best scoring average in the region.
Brittany Hood (Coulterville), Natalie Connaway (McLeansboro), and Jessie Tiffe (Brookfield, Wis.) all tied at 17th place shooting a score of 163 for the Cougars.
The tournament concluded the fall portion of the women’s golf season.