The Indiana State women’s golf team broke the school record for team low 18-hole round as they battled their way to a second-place finish out of 13 schools at the 2013 Chicago State University Cougar Golf Classic today on the Starboard Course at Harborside International.
“The story of the day was Erinn Sutton who shot a 74 from the fifth position,” Greg Towne, Indiana State women’s golf coach, said. “Amanda [Smith] went to the range after the first round and improved her score by 11 shots from the day before.”
The Sycamores entered the final day tied for fourth after an opening round of 315 on Monday. Indiana State came through with the low round of the day as they combined for a 297 total to come within three shots of defending their title.
Chicago State held on to take the team title away from Indiana State with a two-day total of 609 while Indiana State was second at 612.
The previous Indiana State record low for an 18-hole round was 298 shot during the first round of The Preview at the Brickyard during the 2007-2008 season. The 612 36-hole total is also the third best in school history.
Four Sycamores placed in the top 20 of the77 player field led by senior McCall Christopher who recorded her sixth top 10 finish by tying for sixth with a 152 total. Beyerl opened with a 75 on Monday and backed up a little with a 77 today.
Junior Amanda Smith and freshman Marissa Uradomo also broke into the top 10 as they tied for eighth at 153. Smith recorded her fourth top 10 finish with rounds of 82 and a one-under par 71 while Uradomo posted her first collegiate top 10 finish with rounds of 78 and 75.
Sophomore Erinn Sutton posted her second top 20 finish as she fired a 74 in the final round after opening with an 80 to finish with a 154 total and tied for 14th. Freshman Megan Berube tied for 49th with rounds of 82 and 83 to finish with a 165 total. Also competing at the tournament was junior Gina Della Camera who recovered from an opening round 89 to shoot 81 today and finish in 65th with a 170 total.
The Sycamores will be off until the Butler Fall Invitational which will be played on Oct. 7 and 8 at the Highlands Golf Course in Indianapolis.
• Pomeroys win third straight — At St. Mary-of-the-Woods, Four unanswered second-half goals helped the Pomeroys win their third straight with a 5-2 win over Brescia.
Amanda Loebker scored four of SMWC’s five goals, it was Loebker’s second four-goal match of the season. Samantha Morrison assisted on three of them and scored a goal of her own.
Loebker (11 goals) leads the USCAA in that categoey, while Morrison (five assists) is the co-leader in assists.
SMWC (3-1) plays Marygrove on Saturday in the Pomeroys’ Homecoming.
• Seniors compete — The following results were reported from Terre Haute Men’s Senior League play.
Yankees 000 3 — 3
Astros 552 2 — 14
Highlights — In playoff action, the Wabash Valley Animal Hospital Astros got 2 hits and an RBI from Dave Weaver, Chad O’Neal, Frank Zwerner and Butch Timberman and hits from Eric Atwood, Chad Lawson, Matt Jacobson, Gene Sinclair, Andy Pickering, winning pitcher Jim Shaw, Joe Salinetro and Dick Boyd. The Volkers Group Yankees got 2 hits each from Andy Jackson and Kyle Volkers and one each from Paul Rupska, Joe Bush, Art Nielson and Larry Roesch.
Astros 100 010 010 0 — 3
Athletics 000 200 100 0 — 3
Highlights — In a game that will resume in the 11th inning on Sunday, Frank Zwerner had 2 hits and 2 RBIs and Chad O’Neal, Gene Sinclair, Steve Atwood, Joe Salinetro and Dusty Derigo had singles for the Wabash Valley Animal Hospital Astros and Jason Clark, Jerrod Clark and Terry Lewis had a double and single each; Jim Acton, Svicka and Barker 2 hits each; and George Frazier and Haase a single each for the Bloodworth A’s.
• Former Lions contribute — Two former Marshall High School athletes contributed to their respective college teams over the weekend.
Taylor Sanders was leading receiver for the second straight week for Millikin, catching six passes for 56 yards in a 41-7 loss to Hope.
Ariana Kuhn had seven blocks for the Vincennes University volleyball team in a five-set loss to Jefferson College at the Illinois Central tournament.