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First Ever Tournament Win for Peru State Women Golfers
By Peru State Release
Copyright: Many Signals Communications

 Peru, Neb.) – After a record-setting day on Sunday during the first day of the College of St. Mary (CSM) Fall Invitational, the Bobcat women's golf team set another record on the second day! In fact, they set two records.

On Sunday, the Bobcats broke an 18-hole team record by 11 strokes by shooting a team low of 335 and held a one-stroke lead going into Monday's competition. On Monday, Peru State came back as a team and shot a 334, breaking their previous team record and eventually won their first tournament ever as a golf team. The tourney was played at the Miracle Hill Golf Course in Omaha.

The 'Cats had a two-day team total of 669, topping the Des Moines Community College team by two strokes for the team title.  The other teams competing were:  third – College of St. Mary – 713, fourth – Doane College – 733, and fifth – Midland University – 771.

Peru State finished with its top five golfers in the top ten and was led by Jessica Weickert (Beatrice).  Weickert followed her career-best of 82 on Sunday with another career-best of 81 on Monday to finish with a two-day total of 163.

Marisa Pribnow (Lincoln) finished with a two-day total of 166 after shooting consecutive rounds of 83.  Pribnow finished in a tie for third.

Emily Hausman (Columbus) finished in a tie for fifth with a two-day total of 169.  Hausman shot an 83 on Sunday and followed up with an 86 on Monday.

Alana Payton (El Paso, Ill.) shot an 87 on Sunday and came back with an 84 on Monday for a two-day total of 171.  Payton finished in a tie of seventh.

Also shooting her best collegiate rounds was Jordon Sukup (Sidney).  Sukup had consecutive rounds of 89 for a two-day total of 178 and finished in a tie for tenth.


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