Pioneers Finish Fifth at 2012 Mad Dog Invite

Pioneers Finish Fifth at 2012 Mad Dog Invite

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville women's golf team finished fifth at the 2012 Mad Dawg Invite after posting a tournament-best improvement of 30 strokes in Sunday's final round. UW-Platteville finished the tournament with a two-day total of 712 (371-341).

A pair of the key contributors to the improvement for the Pioneers were freshman Taylor Egnarkski and senior Kellsey Welter, who tied for 11th with a +26, 172. Welter lowered her score on Sunday by 12 strokes. Senior Kelsey Lieving finished 21st after shooting 10 strokes better with a 178 (94-84), +32.

Brit McNett-Emmerich of UW-Stout won the individual title with a +7, 153 (76-77) en route to leading the Blue Devils to the team title as well.

Pioneer sophomore Katie Gregorich closed out her tournament with a 93 for two-day total of 190 (97-93), +44. Junior Stacy Heiling wrapped up the tournament with a 107 for a two-day total of 218 (111-107), +72.

The Pioneers will wrap up the fall with its participation at the WIAC Championship at the Bull's Eye Country Club in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. The three-day, 54-hole tournament will get underway on Friday, October 5th.