Tahlequah Daily Press

April 15, 2013

NSU women golfers tied for first in St. Louis

From Staff reports

— ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Northeastern State women’s golf team sits in a tie for first after Sunday’s opening round of the Triton Spring Invitational at the par-70, 5,800-yard Norwood Country Club.

The RiverHawks fired a first-round total of 39-over-par 319, and they sit in a tie with Grand Valley State University. Both teams are receiving votes in the latest WGCA Coaches’ Poll.

Host Missouri-St. Louis is third at 324, Drury sits in fourth at 328 and Southern Indiana is fifth at 330.

Senior Whitney McAteer and freshman McCandren Lewis are tied for fourth in the individual standings after shooting 8-over 78. Senior Kelsey Kirkpatrick is a stroke behind at 79 in a tie for sixth.

Sophomore Alex Koch is tied for 22nd after opening with an 84, and freshman Kayla Schroeder is tied for 55th at 91.

GVSU’s Kelly Hartigan is first at 4-over 74, and UMSL’s Shweta Galande and SIU’s Griffin Glasscock are tied for second at 76.

Monday’s final round will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start.



TRITON SPRING INVITATIONAL – First Round Results

April 14, 2013 at St. Louis, Mo.

(par-70, 5,800 yards – Norwood Country Club)



Team Results

T1.   (RV) Northeastern State      319 (+39)

         (RV) Grand Valley State          319 (+39)

3.      Missouri-St. Louis                    324 (+44)

4.      (RV) Drury                                328 (+48)

5.      Southern Indiana                     330 (+50)

6.      Lewis                                         341 (+61)

7.      Lindenwood                             342 (+62)

T8.    Maryville                                   343 (+63)

         Lincoln                                      343 (+63)

10.    Rockhurst                                 350 (+70)

11.    John A. Logan CC                      361 (+81)

12.    McKendree                               374 (+94)

13.    Quincy                                       388 (+108)

14.    Kentucky Wesleyan                 419 (+139)



Top-5 Individuals

1.         Kelly Hartigan (Grand Valley State)                74 (+4)

T2.       Shweta Galande (Missouri-St. Louis)              76 (+6)

            Griffin Glasscock (Southern Indiana)              76 (+6)

T4.      Whitney McAteer (Northeastern State)    78 (+8)

            McCandren Lewis (Northeastern State)   78 (+8)



NSU Individuals

T4.       Whitney McAteer      78 (+8)

            McCandren Lewis     78 (+8)

T6.       Kelsey Kirkpatrick     79 (+9)

T22.    Alex Koch                   84 (+14)

T55.    Kayla Schroeder        91 (+21)