By Mike Anderson, NKU Sports Information
Mich. – The Northern Kentucky University women’s
golf team opened its 2008-09 season by sharing fifth place at the
2008 Ferris State Invitational at Katke Golf Course.
The Norse finished
with a 54-over-par 630 (311-319) in the event, tying Ashland in
their efforts. Grand Valley carded a 594 (298-296)
to win the event by 15 strokes over second-place California (Pa.)
(305-304—609). Ferris State finished third (319-296—615)
while Indianapolis (304-313—617) helped round out the top
Grand Valley’s Ashley Smith took
the medal with an even-par 144 (70-74) in the 36-hole event. NKU’s
Alicia Stauffacher shared ninth-place at 10-over-par (74-80—154).
Lyndsay Bevill (77-79—156) also cracked the top 25, sharing
16th place at 12-over par.
The Norse move on to the Laker Classic
in Allendale, Mich., beginning Sept. 1.