The DEPAUW and WITTENBERG women’s golf teams were both in action over the weekend at the Northern Kentucky Invitational at the Perry Park Golf Club in Kentucky. DePauw finished fourth overall and first among Div. III teams at the tournament with a two-day total of 624 (316-308), while Wittenberg was 12th in the team standings with 659 strokes.
The spring portion of the North Coast's golf schedule got underway in full force last week, highlighted by the Denison men's team winning McDaniel's Myrtle Beach Shootout at the Barefoot Landing Golf Resort in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
The NCAC’s fall golf season came to an end last week as a pair of squads closed out their fall campaigns with tournament victories: the Allegheny women at the Nazareth Invitational and the Denison men at W&J’s Peter C. Rossin Memorial.
Five NCAC women’s squads wrapped up competition at Wittenberg’s Pat Clouse Invitational at the Windy Knoll Golf Club in Springfield on Sunday afternoon. DEPAUW was the NCAC’s top team at the event in second place with 633 strokes (316-317), while WITTENBERG (309-333=642) and ALLEGHENY (325-321=646) also posted top five finishes in third and fourth place, respectively.
The final event of the fall for four North Coast squads is this weekend’s Pat Clouse Invitational, hosted by Wittenberg. Denison, DePauw, Ohio Wesleyan and Wittenberg compete for the final time in 2011. Allegheny will join the field at the Clouse Invite, but has one more event scheduled later in October. Wooster competes at Mount Union to finish the fall portion of its schedule. Hiram wrapped up its fall schedule last week.
DEPAUW finished second among 25 teams at the Illinois Wesleyan Fall Classic. Junior Camila Romero (Cali, Colombia/Colegio Bolivar) paced the Tigers in a tie for second place individually (76-74=150). DePauw competes in the second round of its own Small College Classic today.
ALLEGHENY and DEPAUW wrapped up competition at the competitive O’Brien National Invitational at The Warren at Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana last Monday. The Tigers finished second out of 10 teams at the event with a two-day total of 631, just one stroke behind 11-time defending NCAA Div. III National Champion Methodist University.
DENISON, OHIO WESLEYAN and WOOSTER all competed at the Ohio Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday at Mill Creek Golf Club. The Big Red came away with the first-place trophy with a score of 375, edging Ohio Wesleyan by four shots.