Women's Golf Finishes Sixth in Summit League Championships
Courtesy: Western Illinois Athletics  
Release: Tuesday 04/24/2012
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PRIMM, Nev. -
The Western Illinois Fighting Leatherneck women's golf team concluded play in the 2012 Summit League Championships Tuesday (April 24), and finished sixth our of the 10 teams with a score of 932 (300, 324, 308).

"I'm very happy with our play here at the Summit League Championships," said head coach
Lia Biehl Lukkarinen. "Great efforts from Kristi (Tschudin) and Ashley (Jeffers) who each finished in the top-10. We learned a lot this year and know where we need to be next season. I'm extremely proud of this young team."

Both Sophomore Kristi Tschudin and freshman Ashley Jeffers were able to finish in the top-10 individually.

Tschudin concluded the event with a three-round score of 223 (71, 79, 73). Her round of 73 in the final 18 moved from sixth to a tie for third overall. Jeffers posted a career-low 70 in the opening round of action, and ended the tournament with an overall score of 226 (70, 79, 77) and tied for sixth-place.

Senior Samantha Hainline and junior Alexa Arent rounded out the team score, with Hainline posting a 236 (75, 82, 79) and 26th-place finish, while Arent finished 43rd overall with a score of 249 (84, 86, 79).

Hainline's score of 75 in round one marked a career-low.

Freshman Jessica Knepp concluded the event with a score of 251 (85, 84, 82) and placed 45th.

Oral Roberts maintained its lead and finished first overall, taking home the 2012 Summit League crown, while North Dakota State's Amy Anderson took home the individual title.


Final Team Standings

Place Team To Par 1 2 3 Total
1
  Oral Roberts
+45 297 314 298 909
2
  North Dakota State
+49 306 313 294 913
3
  UMKC
+52 308 309 299 916
4
  Southern Utah
+56 308 312 300 920
5
  IUPUI
+62 301 323 302 926
6
  Western Illinois
+68 300 324 308 932
T7
  Oakland
+89 312 332 309 953
T7
  South Dakota
+89 311 327 315 953
9
  South Dakota State
+92 320 327 309 956
10
  IPFW
+99 316 319 328 963


Final Top Individual Standings

Place Player Team To Par Today 1 2 3
1

Amy Anderson
North Dakota State +2 72 70 76 218
2
  Monica Jung
Southern Utah +5 71 77 73 221
T3
  Alheli Moreno
Oral Roberts +7 74 74 75 223
T3
  Tiffany Robbins
Oral Roberts +7 71 76 76 223
T3
  Kristi Tschudin (10)
Western Illinois +7 71 79 73 223
T6
  Brittany Hanten (10)
South Dakota State +10 77 76 73 226
T6
  Ashley Jeffers (10)
Western Illinois +10 70 79 77 226
T8
  Elizabeth Ecker (10)
Oakland +11 70 81 76 227
T8
  Emily Isaacson
UMKC +11 75 77 75 227
T8
  Rachel Roller
North Dakota State +11 76 81 70 227


Final Western Illinois Individual Standings

6 Western Illinois 300 324 308 932
T3 Kristi Tschudin (1) 71 79 73 223
T6 Ashley Jeffers (5) 70 79 77 226
26 Samantha Hainline (4) 75 82 79 236
43 Alexa Arent (3) 84 86 79 249
45 Jessica Knepp (2) 85 84 82 251



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