NCAA Division III golf
The Blue Devils shoot a 310, matching the second-lowest score in program history, and are seven shots behind St. Catherine's entering Sunday's final round.
WEST DUNDEE, Illinois — Matt Meneghetti shot even-par 71 and earned a share of medalist honors Saturday, leading host Carthage College to a second-place finish at its Tim Kopka Memorial Tournament at the Randall Oaks GC.
Senior Rachel Hernandez and sophomores Madison McCambridge and Alexa Filipiak all shot 8-over-par 81s in the final round as the Blue Devils closed with a 326 and prevailed with a 666 total. The host Titans were second with 675.
JANESVILLE — Its quality was as good as its quantity Saturday at Glen Erin GC as the Edgewood College men's golf team flirted with history.
The sophomore bogeyed her final hole to shoot 78 and finish the 36-hole event at 15-over-par 159, one shot ahead of Jordyn Rioux of runner-up Hope, who double-bogeyed her final hole to shoot 81.
CORAL SPRINGS, Flordia -- At least 29 golfers with Wisconsin ties have been named Women's Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholars, the association announced Wednesday.
The 2009 Carthage graduate and 2015 Hall of Fame inductee replaces Mike Scardina, who held the position the last two seasons on a part-time basis. Assistant coach Carly Werwie will stay on while she completes work on a master's degree.
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Florida -- The race for low Wisconsin school at the NCAA Division III Championship was a spirited one Tuesday, even if it didn't take place near the top of the leaderboard.
HOUSTON, Texas -- Nikki Isaacson had two big reasons to play well Friday in the final round of the NCAA Division III women’s golf championship. And when all 72 of the tension-filled holes were finally finished, the former Racine Prairie star hoisted the reason that mattered most.
Junior Rachel Hernandez shot 83 and her four freshmen teammates all finish right on her heels as the Blue Devils fire a final-round 337 and slip to 14th place -- the same spot they were seeded coming into the championship -- with a 72-hole total of 160-over-par 1,312.
The former Racine Prairie School standout shoots her second 71 in three days to reach the 54-hole mark at 3-over 219, tied with individual qualifier Christina Herbert of Bridgewater. The Blue Devils struggle for the second day in a row and drop a spot into 12th.
The junior from Connecticut is the only Blue Devils golfer to break 80 as Stout fires a 327 amid windy, humid conditions in the final tee times of the day.
The Blue Devils also get a collegiate-best 80 from No. 5 golfer Marie Allo in finishing Day 1 of the four-day championship six spots above their seed.
When the Blue Devils last played in the national meet in 2015, Hernandez was the lone freshman on a team with four seniors.
DECATUR, Illinois -- Kyle Donovan and the Carthage College men’s golf team did what it could Saturday to give the NCAA Division III Championship committee something to think about as it begins its deliberations over the seven at-large berths for the upcoming championship.
Luke Bourneuf, a freshman from Lake Geneva, leads three Green Knights men’s golfers in the top 10 as the Green Knights fire a final-round 316 for a 54-hole total of 949 and hold off Lake Forest (314-952) to win the Midwest Conference Championship at Aldeen GC in Rockford.
DECATUR, Illinois -- Kyle Donovan shot rounds of 73 and 72 and grabbed a two-stroke lead after 36 holes of the rain-shortened College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Conference Tournament at Red Tail Run.
He leads St. Norbert teammates Joe Scherer and Eric Bagg by seven shots as the Green Knights showcase their depth.
ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – There was a youth movement Saturday on the UW-Eau Claire men's golf team.
HASTINGS, Minnesota — Coach Howie Samb challenged his UW-Stout women's golf team to improve its preparation before the Carleton Invitational and its focus from start-to-finish.
MIDDLETON -- It might not have been the best weather to play golf Friday, but that didn't stop Matt Meneghetti and the Carthage College men's golf team.
Garrett Ralson and Tim Pridemore shoot matching 74s as the Warriors fire a 304 and hold off Edgewood College (299) to win the spring championship by three strokes at Stonebridge CC in Aurora, Illinois.
Former Janesville Parker standout Kailey McDade of Carroll University, competing as an individual, finishes third after a closing 79 at the tough Beloit Club.
Sarah Lyman shot 78 and the Lady Reds edged Illinois Wesleyan 329-330 at the Beloit Club. CheyAnn Knudsen (81), Stephanie Walter (84) and Carlee Dawson (86) rounded out the scoring for Carthage.
The Red Men shot 595 and finished 19 strokes behind Illinois Wesleyan, which beat Black Hawk Community College by 17 strokes to claim the team championship.
SHERRARD, Illinois -- Brady Hanson and the UW-Eau Claire men’s golf team put it all together Friday at the Augustana (Ill.) Invitational.
The four other golfers in the lineup for Carthage are all tied for 25th at 5-over as the Lady Reds are seven shots behind first-place Washington University of St. Louis.
The Broncos senior turns down recruiting interest from UW-Whitewater, University of Sioux Falls to give the Lady Reds a second impact recruit in their 2017 class.
ST. LOUIS -- A torrid start put senior Nikki Isaacson in position to win the Washington University Spring Invitational women’s golf tournament but a bumpy stretch midway through her round Sunday knocked the former Racine Prairie athlete out of contention for the elusive title.
COLFAX - Howie Samb spent the fall developing the top of the lineup for the UW-Stout women's golf team.
NORMAL, Illinois -- Matt Meneghetti shot his second straight 73 and finished tied for fifth as the Carthage College men's golf team placed second to the host school Saturday at the Illniois Wesleyan Invitational at Ironwood GC.
Knudsen, a freshman from Milton, followed up her opening-round 72 with a 79 and won the 36-hole event with a 7-over-par 151 total. That was three strokes better than Lyman, a sophomore from Normal, Illinois, who shot back-to-back rounds of 77 to finish second.
The Golden Eagles senior announces Wednesday that he has chosen the Blue Devils over Wisconsin Lutheran, Carthage College and St. Norbert.
If Hailey Smoot could, she would head off to class at Carthage College tomorrow.
Geer, who resigned as head coach after the fall season in 2015 to spend more time with his family, served as an assistant this past fall under Courtney Everett, who resigned in December after one year on the job.
After a year of trying to juggle both roles, Everett says the long hours "takes a toll" and prompted her to focus on her duties as morning news anchor at WEAU-TV.
The second-team all-Big Eight Conference selection choose a balance between academics and athletics in deciding to play golf for the Blugolds.
The four-time WIAA Division 2 state qualifier hopes to parlay her college golf career, physical education major into a future as a coach herself one day.
The Foxes senior joins former teammates Kayla Priebe (UW-Oshkosh) and Trystin Kluess (UW-Stout) in choosing the academic, athletic balance of Division III women's golf.
Priebe and UW-Stout junior Rachel Hernandez are the only repeat first-team selections on the all-WIAC team, based on their NCAA Division III GolfState individual stroke-average ranking.
Alvarez shot 79-81-80 and finished tied for 10th as St. Kate's won its first Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship by two strokes over Carleton (Minn.) College, the nation's third-ranked team in the GolfStat Division III poll.
Opsal finishes ninth for the champion Dutch, who earn the IIAC's automatic berth to NCAA Division III Championship, while Luther College junior Meggie Acker of Middleton places eighth and Loras College sophomore Ann-Marie Zahn of McFarland ties for 11th.
PLAINFIELD, Illinois -- Carthage College matched the best effort of the day Saturday with a 320 in the final round of the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin women's golf championship at Naperbrook GC.
ALEXANDRIA, Minnesota -- UW-Superior saved its best for last Saturday at the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference women's golf championship.
Lyman is tied with Illinois Wesleyan's Jordan Koehler, who has two teammates right on her heels in Lizzy Mavrogenes (78-79) two strokes back and Rylie Loux (80-80), who is five shots back tied with Carthage's CheyAnn Knudsen.
ALEXANDRIA, Minnesota -- UW-Superior is going to have to uncork quite a rally if it wants to return to the NCAA Division III Championship.
PLAINFIELD, Illinois -- Apparently, Sarah Lyman and CheyAnn Knudsen were in no mood to build snowmen Thursday.
The Warhawks, under first-year coach Andrea Wieland, will need big performances from seniors Kayla Asleson and Stephanie Stair to jump past 2015 champion UW-Oshkosh and 2014 winner UW-Stout to win their first conference title since 1999.
The Pioneers, who were runners-up in the Midwest Conference a year ago, have returned to the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin, which Carroll left in 1992 before the school or the conference offered women's golf.