NEWTON, KS – With a home invite approaching for the Wayne State College women’s golf program, WSC competed in a two-day road invitational earlier this week.
From Sand Creek Station Golf Course in Newton, Kansas, the Wildcats took part in the Newman Invite on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 6 – 7.
Rogers State University won the invite with a 617 (324/293), just two strokes ahead of runner-up Northeastern State with a 619 (313/306).
WSC battled the cold and windy conditions and improved their team score by 47 strokes with a new school record of 324 on the final day. As a team, Wayne State College shot a 695 over the two-day period.
Megan Brown of Southwestern Oklahoma State used a +3 performance (75/72) to win the invite.
Individually, Abbey Kurmel tied the school individual record with a 78 and shot a 167 over the two days to tie for 39th overall.
Other Wildcat performances came from Jazmine Taylor who tied for 50th with a 171 (89/82), Tricia Hemann tied for 61st with a 177 (98/79) and Page Peters tied for 65th with a 180 (95/85).
The Wayne State College women’s golf team will next host the WSC Invite on Sunday, April 11 – Monday, April 12 at the Wayne Country Club. The ‘Cats will then close out their regular season at the Augustana Invite in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Saturday, April 17 – Sunday, April 18. WSC will also participate in the NSIC Women’s Golf Championships from Thursday, April 22 – Sunday, April 25 in Morton, Minnesota.