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Thursday, 27 September 2012 09:31

BU Takes Third at Fall Invite

Rebecca Holder finished in fifth-place and medaled at this week's Baker Fall Invitational Rebecca Holder finished in fifth-place and medaled at this week's Baker Fall Invitational

MAYETTA, Kan. – The Baker University men’s and women’s golf teams had a stellar showing at its host Fall Invitational this Tuesday, Sept. 25 and Wednesday, Sept. 26 at the prestigious Firekeeper Golf Course just north of Topeka, Kan.

The course, which was designed by 4-time PGA Tour Winner Notah Bagay III and was named by Golfweek Magazine as the best place to play in the state of Kansas, played host to 78 players this week and featured a challenging but rewarding course for the players.

The men’s team took runner-up to Southwestern in the tournament and finished ahead of five other teams including Evangel, Central Methodist, Avila, Missouri Valley and Ottawa respectively.

Baker’s women’s team also performed well, taking third out of six teams. William Jewell won the women’s tournament and Ottawa earned runner-up.

On the day, Baker collected three individual medals, including a second-place finish for junior Alex Zuleski with his two-day score of +2 146, just six shots back of first-place Shane Gilbert of Southwestern.

Junior Andy Kelley tied for third-place with his +3 147, he shot a 74 on the first day and followed that up with a 73 on Wednesday.

On the women’s side, freshman Rebecca Holder took home fifth-place with her score of 180. Ottawa University’s Erin Shriver won the tournament with a two-day total of +21 165.

The women’s team will end the Fall at the Park University tournament on Oct. 14-15 at The Posse in Smithville, Mo. While the men’s team the Fall at the Southwestern Tournament in Winfield, Kan., on Oct. 21-22.




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