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Tuesday, 07 May 2013 16:55

Women's Golf Wins First HAAC Title

Bristol Brandt and the Wildcats captured their first-ever HAAC Women's Golf Championship Tuesday Bristol Brandt and the Wildcats captured their first-ever HAAC Women's Golf Championship Tuesday

QUINCY, Ill. – The Baker University women's golf team earned its first HAAC Conference championship in the history of its program on Tuesday afternoon at the Spring Lake Country Club in Quincy, Ill.

The Wildcats, led by head coach Karen Exon, will now compete in the 19th Annual Women's Golf National Championship in Lincoln, Neb., from May 21-24 at the Wilderness Ridge Golf Club.

Baker shot a two-round score of 747, 19 strokes ahead of second-place Central Methodist.

Rebecca Holder had the top individual finish for the Wildcats with her second-place finish round of 183. She competed in a three-hole playoff with Peru State's Jordan Schaardt to determine the individual champion and Schaardt won that playoff to grab the individual honors.

Bristol Brandt finished right behind her with a two-round 185 and took third and 2013 HAAC Women's Golfer of the Year Lindsey Mateer finished fifth with a 186.

Rachel Strecker finished tied for 16th with a 193 and Jade Brake took 23rd with a two-round score of 214.

CMU took second with a score of 766, Graceland was third with a 768, Peru State finished fourth with a 787, tournament host Culver-Stockton took fifth with a 795, Avila was sixth and shot 801 and Missouri Valley rounded things out with a two-round score of 929.

Coach of the Year: Karen Exon (Baker University)
Player of the Year: Lindsey Mateer (Baker University)
Team Champion: Baker University
Individual Champion: Jordan Schaardt (Peru State)
All-Tournament Team and All-Conference
1. Jordan Schaardt (Peru State)
2. Rebecca Holder (Baker)
3. Emma VanArsdale (Culver-Stockton)
4. Bristol Brandt (Baker)
5. Lindsey Mateer (Baker)



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