April 22, 2009
The Eastern Washington University women's golf team wrapped up
play at the three-round Big Sky Conference Championship on
Wednesday (April 22) with an eighth-place finish. The Eagles shot a
964 as a team (335-320-309) over the three-day event.
Marli Mikulecky had the best performance by an Eagle this week, as she finished in a seventh-place tie with a 229 (79-78-72). The senior became the 14th Eastern golfer to place in the top 10 at the Championship in the past seven years. She is also ninth in school history for lowest average round in a season (78.45).
Kellie Holmstedt was also in the top 15 at the 2009 Championship, as she placed 15th after carding a 235 (81-77-77). Kristina Gargaro was 33rd after she shot a 245 (85-81-79), Kylie Ray was 41st (255, 90-84-81), and Ines Pantoli finished 45th (317, 104-111-102).
Northern Arizona claimed the team title with a 914 (298-309-307), outlasting runner-up Sacramento State (920, 308-312-300) and third-place Weber State (924, 315-305-304). Northern Colorado's Ali Nelson claimed the individual crown with a 222 (77-74-71).
The Ocotillo Golf Resort in Chandler, Ariz, hosted the event.