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OU women win first golf tourney

b | 9/18/2013

LAWRENCE — The Ottawa University women’s golf team won the Ottawa Invitational by two strokes over Southwestern College Tuesday at the Eagle Bend Golf Course. Ottawa shot a 688 with a 341 on day one and a 347 on day two.

Ottawa’s Erin Shriver won the tournament on a playoff over Kansas Wesleyan University’s Kamie Rush.

LAWRENCE — The Ottawa University women’s golf team won the Ottawa Invitational by two strokes over Southwestern College Tuesday at the Eagle Bend Golf Course. Ottawa shot a 688 with a 341 on day one and a 347 on day two.

Ottawa’s Erin Shriver won the tournament on a playoff over Kansas Wesleyan University’s Kamie Rush.

Shriver shot 79 on both days. Amy Weilert finished fourth. She shot an 80 on day one and an 89 (169) on day two.

Sara Housman tied for seventh at the tournament. She finished with a two-day total of 177.

Mallory Kleoppel placed ninth. She shot a 95 on day one but then improved by six strokes to shoot an 89 on day two.

Kaitlynn Walker finished with a two-day total of 193 to place 12th. Elyssa Esposito, playing in her first collegiate tournament, placed 14th by shooting a 205. Lindsay Dahl finished 16th, shooting a 251.

The men’s golf team finished second with a 645, two strokes behind Kansas Wesleyan.

Ottawa’s Hunter Earnhart finished second in the tournament. He shot a 79 on day one and improved by one stroke on day two with a 78.

Haskell Indian Nations University’s Deryk Speck won the event by two strokes over Earnhart (155).

Gabe Vlasic finished sixth. The junior shot an 85 on day one and then improved by 11 strokes on day two to shoot a 74.

In his first collegiate tournament, Austin Blaue finished eighth. He shot an 84 and then improved by five strokes on day two, shooting a 79.

Kenneth Sampsell shot a 172 (85, 87) to finish 14th and Michael Civitate finished 17th with a 87 on day one and a 92 on day two.

Robert Utter placed 19th in the tournament. He shot a 96 on day one and a 101 on day two.

Ottawa plays Monday and Tuesday at Southwestern in Winfield.

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