Viking Golf Teams Compete at CMU Eagle Open

Posted April 25, 2017

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Marshall, Mo. (April 25, 2017)- The Missouri Valley College golf team competed at the CMU Eagle Open at Hail Ridge Golf Course Monday and Tuesday in Boonville, Mo. The men’s team captured the team championship, while they also captured the top individual spot. The women’s team placed second in the team standings.

The men’s team won its championship, led by Freshman Jan Jedlicka (Opava-Vavrovice, Czech Republic) who shot a two-round score of -3 (139) to place first. Senior Kaz Sakai (Palm Desert, Calif.) and Freshman Robert Cull (Liverpool, England) both tied at fifth, shooting a +2 (144). Junior Shawn Cook (Hamilton, Mo.) placed in a tie for eight, shooting a +3 (145). The final team scorer was Junior Grant Numrich (Red Deer, Canada), who shot a +13 (155) to place in a tie for No. 30.

Placing fourth in the team standings was the Missouri Valley “B” team, led by Sophomore Hamish Gorn (Dunfermline, Scotland), who placed in a tie for third, shooting a +1 (143). Senior Jake Seabaugh (Cape Girardeau, Mo.) placed in a tie for No. 15, shooting a +7 (149). Sophomore Max Rogers (Congleton, England) placed in a tie for No. 30, shooting a +13 (155). Freshman Amar Hjartarson (Sauderkrekur, Iceland) placed in a tie for No. 33, shooting a +14 (156). The final team scorer was Senior Ryan Jones (Oakdale, Colo.), who shot a +16 (158), to place in a tie for No. 43.

The women’s team placed second in the team standings. The team was led by Freshman Mariah Farden (Cheyenne, Wyo.) finished fifth overall, after finishing with a +30 (172). Freshman Emma Sperry (Garnerville, Nev.) placed No. 9 with a +38 (180). Sophomore Kelsea Miller (Highland, Calif.) placed at No. 16 with a +53 (195), followed by Sophomore Maleya Schmidt (St. Charles, Mo.), who placed No. 17 with a +55 (197). Sophomore Angelique Agim (Lee’s Summit, Mo.) placed No. 24, coming in with a +87 (229).

The Viking men’s team finished the tournament shooting 572 (+4) overall, to beat Evangel (Mo.) University who finished with 23 strokes. William Penn University (Iowa) placed third, with 27 strokes.  The women’s team finished with a total score of 744. Baker (Kan.) University placed first with a total score of 674.

Next up for the men’s golf team is the Heart Championship, May 1-2 at Hail Ridge Golf Course in Boonville, Mo. The women’s team plays at Heart Women's Championship, at Edmundson Golf Course in Oskaloosa, Iowa, May 8-9.

About Missouri Valley College

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 30 academic programs, study abroad program, extracurricular activities, and 13 sports. The most popular majors include education and business, criminal justice and exercise science. Above all, Valley is committed to student success. For more information, call(660) 831-4000 or visitwww.moval.edu.

 



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