Wildcats Finish Fifth At SMSU Invite, Hemann And Kurmel Tie For 22nd

Wildcats Finish Fifth At SMSU Invite, Hemann And Kurmel Tie For 22nd
Courtesy of Wayne State Athletics.

MARSHALL, MN – A trio of top 25 individual finishes were showcased over the weekend for Wayne State College women’s golf.

From the Marshall Golf Club in Marshall, Minnesota, WSC participated in the EverSpring Inn and Suites Mustang Invitational women’s golf tournament held Saturday and Sunday.

The Wildcats placed fifth out of 12 teams with rounds of 323 and 328 for a two-day, 36-hole total of 651.

Augustana captured the team title by 20 shots over Minnesota State 616-636 with Concordia-St. Paul third at 641. Chadron State came in fourth at 645 with WSC fifth at 651, two strokes ahead of sixth place Gustavus Adolphus at 653.

Other team scores were Sioux Falls (675), Southwest Minnesota State (679), Minnesota Crookston (681), Bemidji State (686), MSU Moorhead (692) and Jamestown at 717.

Juniors Tricia Hemann and Abbey Kurmel had the top scores for the Wildcats as both players recorded rounds of 78 Saturday and 85 Sunday for a two-day total of 163 that tied for 22nd overall in a field of 82 players.

Freshman Saffire Sayre, was next in a tie for 25th overall at 164 with rounds of 87 and 77 with Millard North junior Jazmine Taylor tied for 27th at 165 with scores of 84 and 81.

Albion sophomore Abbigail Brodersen rounded out the Wayne State scoring with scores of 83 and 88 for a 171 to tie for 47th overall.

The Wayne State College women’s golf team will compete again on Friday and Saturday in the Nebraska Intercollegiate Invite held at the Norfolk Country Club.