In a rain shortened event, the William Woods University women’s golf team, sponsored by Fulton Medical Center, won the Fulton Medical Center/WWU Spring Invite. The Owls shot 19-over par 307 for the tournament.
WWU claimed the tournament victory by 12 shots over second place Columbia College. For full team and individual results, click here.
Leading the Owls on the day was Fumika Matsumoto and Nikki Callahan as they shot four-over 76s on the round. Matsumoto and Callahan finished in three-way tie for second place at the tournament. The second-place finish for Callahan is her first top five finish of the season.
Finishing five was Katie Warren. Warren shot five-over 77 on the day. Finishing tied for sixth was teammate, Lucy Matthews. Matthews shot six-over par 78 on the day.
Rounding out the Owls team score was Megan Cullen. Cullen, a junior, shot seven-over par 79 for a 11th place finish.
Golfing as individuals was Alex Bankovich, Kelsey Moreland and Brooke Barrett. Banovich shot a score of six-over par 78 for a tied for sixth place finish. Moreland shot 10-over par 82 for a tied for 14th finish. Barrett finished tied for 34th with a score of 24-over par 96.
WWU returns to action on April 9th when they travel to Terre Haute, Indiana to participate in the Indiana State Invitational.
Clarkson Leads WWU Men’s Golf; Owls Win Fulton Medical Center Invite
Junior Jack Clarkson shot seven-under par 137 (71-66) to win the individual title and the William Woods University men’s golf team, sponsored by Fulton Medical Center, finished first at the Fulton Medical Center/WWU Spring Invite on Tuesday.
AS a team the Owls shot 13-under par 563 (281-282) to win the team title. WWU won the event by 11 shots over Mount Mercy University, who was the only other team under par on the day. For full results, click here.
Clarkson find himself tied for ninth place after the first 18 holes today as he was one-under par 71. In the second-round Clarkson shot six-under par 66 to finish the tournament seven-under par 137 to earn a first-place finish.
Teammate, Billy McKenzie, came in second as he shot six-under par 138 to finish second in the tournament. McKenzie shot two rounds of three-under par 69 on the day.
David Houlding, who was the first-round leader, shot a first-round total of four-under par 68. He followed that up by shooting one-over 73 on the second 18 today. He finished the tournament in sixth place with a score of three-under par 141 (68-73).
Matt Wells finished tied for 26th on at the Fulton Medical Center/WWU Spring Invite as he shot three-over par 147 (73-74) on the day.
Rounding out the Owls team was Mark Martin, who shot five-over par 149 (75-74) for the tournament. He earned a tied for 32nd finish.
The Owls had a second team golfing in its home tournament and they Owls “White” team shot a two-round total of 23-over par 599 (297-302) to finish 10th.
Leading the “White team” was James Rogers. Rogers shot even-par for the tournament. He finished with a score of 144 (73-71) and finished tied for 12th.
Brad Kane followed with a three-over par 147 (73-74) on the day. Kane finished tied for 26th. Following Kane was Will Rushworth who was five-over par 149 (74-75) as he finished tied for 32nd.
Travis Reger finished tied for 56th as he shot 15-over par 159 (77-82) on the day. Bryan Mach recorded a score of 23-over par 167 (85-82) to finish in 64th place.
Golfing as individuals for the Owls was Tanner Sherman and Brendan Lindsay. Sherman finished tied for 61st as he shot 17-over par 161 (84-77) on the day. Lindsay finished tied for 65th as he was 24-over par 168 (84-84).
WWU returns to action on April 14th when they travel to Macomb, Illinois to participate in the Beu Mussatto-Western Illinois Invitational.