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Women's Golf Finishes In Sixth At The SLIAC Championship

Photo credit: Rhodes Sports Information Director, Danielle Donze
Photo credit: Rhodes Sports Information Director, Danielle Donze

JACKSONVILLE, Ill.—The Fontbonne University women's golf team closed out the SLIAC Championship in sixth place with a 755 (362-393).

Tournament: SLIAC Championship

Location: Jacksonville, Ill.

Course Info: Par 72, 5908 Yards

Results: HERE

How It Happened

Newcomer, Grinnell College, picked up the SLIAC Championship after scoring a 75-over par 651 (321-330). Illinois College ended up in second place at 87-over par 663 (333-330), while Lake Forest College rounded out the top-three at 97-over par 673 (337-336).

Individually, Nina Kouchi (Grinnell), won the overall on a playoff-hole to finish at 9-over par 153 (73-80). Kassidy Wallin (Spalding) ended in second place.

Fontbonne, meanwhile, was led by Maddi Vandervort after she scored a 35-over par 179 (85-94) for 24th place. Casey Linsenbardt hit a 40-over par 184 (89-95) for 26th place, while Grace Harlin followed in 27th at 42-over par 186 (92-94).

Sarah Saddoris turned in her scorecard at 62-over par 212 (96-110) for 34th place and Allison Franken ended the two-day event at 68-over par 212 (100-112).

At the conclusion of the event, Maddi Vandervort was named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.

Up Next

The Griffins will begin its spring season with a schedule that is TBA.

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