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Golden Eagle Women’s Golf Team in Seventh Place After Three Rounds at NSIC Championship
April 18, 2008

Contact: Mitch Bakken- Sports Information Director (218) 281-8414


(Yankton, S.D.)- The University of Minnesota, Crookston Women’s Golf team traveled to Yankton, S.D. on April 17 and 18 to take part in the NSIC Women’s Golf Championship held at the Fox Run Golf Club. Through three rounds, Brittany Poole (Fr, Channahan, Ill.) leads the Golden Eagles with a combined score of 280 good for 29th place. On April 17 she shot a team best 88 in the third of four total rounds.

The first two rounds of the NSIC Championships were played last fall in Becker, Minn. Yesterday’s round was played at Fox Run Golf Course in Yankton, S.D. as Upper Iowa (934) opened up a 51 stroke lead over Concordia-St. Paul (985) as they enter the final 18 holes on Friday.  Rachael Schmidt continues to lead the field as she shot a 74 to finish three rounds at six over par (222) while teammate Laura Taylor (+18) finished with a round of 76 for a 234 for the Championship.

Minnesota, Crookston       412    395    395      1202       +338      7th
Poole, Brittany                   104        88      88      280       +64      29th
Zelinsky, Jamie                    94        99      98      291       +75      32nd
Garcia, Ana                        109        110    99      318       +102      37th
Wroblewski, Tammy          112        108    110      330       +114      38th
Otterson, Jackie                 105        100    dnc      205       

For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics website at www.goldeneaglesports.com.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Golden Eagle Hockey is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).