MVC Golf Teams Take Part in Baker Spring TournamentPosted April 17, 2014
Marshall, Mo. (April 17, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s golf teams played in the Baker Spring Invitational this week in Lawrence, Kan. The men’s team took fifth and the women’s team placed third.
Leading the way for the Viking men’s golf team was Freshman Caleb Abalos (Springfield, Mo.) who shot a three-round total of 249 (+33) to place No. 7 overall. Sophomore Travis Chorley (Alberta, Canada) shot a 251 (+35) to place tenth. Freshman Shane Hall (Sugarland, Texas) took No. 21 with a 262 (+46) while Junior Dave Wheatley (Prince Edward Island, Canada) placed No. 23 with a 277 (+51). Rounding out the Viking golfers was Junior Drew Tucker (St. James, Mo.) who placed No. 27 shooting a 270 (+54)
On the women’s side, MVC was led by Freshman Clarissa Molina (McCamey, Texas) who finished No. 3 overall with a two-round score of 182 (+38). Molina finished nine strokes out of first place. Jaden Disheroon placed No. 18 shooting a 208 (+64) with Sophomore Jessica Crabtree (Willard, Mo.) shooting a 214 (+70) to place No. 22. Sophomore Marissa Dove (Linwood, Mo.) finished with a 219 (+75) to place No. 26 and Freshman Maia Fitch (Yspilanti, Mich.) placed No. 27 with a 226 (+82).
The MVC mens’s team finished with a score of 1026 (+162) in the three rounds. Baker University won the tournament shooting a 951 (+87). The Viking women’s team finished with a two-round score of 818 (+242). Rockhurst University won the tournament shooting a 737 (+161).
The MVC golf teams will next play in the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournaments. The men’s team will host the HAAC tournament April 28-29 at the Indian Foothills Golf Course. The women’s team will play in the HAAC tournament May 6-7 at Mozingo Golf Course in Maryville, Mo.
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Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. MVC offers over 40 academic programs, study abroad program, honors program, extracurricular activities, and 13 sports. The most popular majors include education and business, and some new majors are ag-business, nursing, graphic design, and health information systems (associate degree). Above all, Valley is committed to student success. For more information, call (660) 831-4000 or visit www.moval.edu.