Women's Golf Wins NCAA Super Region 3 Championships
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
After leading for the majority of the tournament, the Augustana women's golf team has won the NCAA Super Region 3 Championship in Lake City, Minn. Three Vikings finished in the top 10 individually.
The Vikings beat out second-place team Western New Mexico by seven strokes, tallying a three-day total of 972. Western New Mexico shot 979 while conference foe Minnesota State rounded out the top three with a 984.
Individually, Kelly Lauer led the squad, shooting 79 on the final day to finish tied for third with a 237. Emily Kvidera led for the first two days of the tournament, but shot an 87 on Tuesday to drop her to a tie for sixth. She carded a 239 for the tournament. Kate Tobin tied for ninth after shooting a 242 for the tournament.
The Vikings, plus the other teams in the top three, have now qualified for the NCAA Div. II National Golf Tournament in Mesa, Ariz., on May 12-15.
Final Team Results
T3. Kelly Lauer-237