Tahlequah Daily Press


March 26, 2013

NSU in 4th at UAFS Lions Classic

FORT SMITH, Ark. — The Northeastern State women’s golf team is tied for fourth place after Monday’s opening round of the UAFS Lions Classic. The tournament is being held on the par-70, 5,829-yard Hardscrabble Country Club.

Senior Whitney McAteer sits in fourth place individually after shooting a 6-over-par round of 78, while senior Kelsey Kirkpatrick is tied for fifth place with a seven-over 79.

NSU battled sub-40-degree temperatures and winds that ranged between 15-25 mph.

NSU freshman McCandren Lewis shot an 86 to tie in the 24th spot. Sophomore Alex Koch completed a 15-over par round of 87, and freshman Kayla Schroeder shot a 93.

The RiverHawks stand tied for fourth place with Angelo State following the first round of the two-round tournament. Both teams shot 330 (plus-50) on the first day.

Northeastern State will compete in the final round Tuesday.

UAFS Lions Classic – First Round Results

March 25, 2013 at Fort Smith, Ark.

(par-70, 5,829 yards – Hardscrabble Country Club

Team Results

1.      Newman                            316 (+36)

2.      Oklahoma Christian          320 (+40)

3.      Dallas Baptist                    325 (+45)

T4.   Northeastern State          330 (+50)

         Angelo State                     330 (+50)

6.      Harding                             339 (+59)

7.      Arkansas-Fort Smith         356 (+76)

T8.    East Central                      362 (+82)

         Southern Nazarene            362 (+82)

Northeastern State Individual Results

4.      Whitney McAteer             78 (+8)

T5.    Kelsey Kirkpatrick            79 (+9)

T24.  McCandren Lewis            86 (+16)

T27.  Alex Koch                         87 (+17)

T39.  Kayla Schroeder               93 (+23)


Top-5 Individuals

1.    Anna Arrese Cortadel   (Okla. Christian)    76 (+6)

2     Linzi Allan                    (Newman)               77(+7)

       Kiersten Klekner-Alt    (Newman)               77 (+7)

4     Whitney McAteer        (Northeastern State) 78 (+8)

T5      Sydney Williams     (Dallas Baptist)         79 (+9)

          Kelsey Kirkpatrick   (Northeastern State)  79 (+9)

          Sarah Harper            (Okla. Christian)       79 (+9) 

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