WSC Women’s Golf Wins Nebraska Invite, All Five Golfers Place Inside Top 10

WSC Women’s Golf Wins Nebraska Invite, All Five Golfers Place Inside Top 10
Courtesy of Wayne State Athletics.

NORFOLK – With one more event on the fall schedule for Wayne State College women’s golf team, the Wildcats recently brought home a first place finish.

According to a release from the Wayne State Athletics office, the inaugural women’s Nebraska Invite was held this past Friday and Saturday, October 8 – 9 at the Norfolk Country Club. The women’s portion featured golfers from Bellevue University, Concordia University, Hastings College, University of Nebraska-Kearney and WSC.

The WSC women’s golf program continues to re-write the record book as they shot a new school record round of 308 Friday followed by a 318 Saturday to finish with a 36-hole total of 628. WSC finished well ahead of second place Concordia University (706) and Hastings College (744) as the previous team school record was 310 shot at Marshall, Minnesota on September 26.

Millard North sophomore Jazmine Taylor set a new school record on Friday with a one-over-par round of 73 and was crowned champion for the meet with rounds of 73 and 77 for a 150, six-over par.

The previous school record was 76 shot by sophomore Abbey Kurrmel on September 25 in Marshall, Minnesota.

Kurrmel was next for the Wildcats in second overall following rounds of 81 and 76 for a 157 while freshman Abigail Brodersen was one stroke behind in third at 158 after carding scores of 76 and 82.

Mekky Winyarat and Paige Peters tied for ninth individually as each player shot 169. Winyarat fired rounds of 86 and 83 while Peters posted scores of 78 and 91.

Playing as an individual, Viktoria Bortkiewicz-Hamelin fired a 172 with scores of 88 and 84.

The Wayne State College women’s golf team will conclude the fall portion of their 2021-22 schedule at the Midwest Classic in Warrensburg, Missouri on October 18 and 19.