Pioneers open season at Shootout on the Border

Pioneers open season at Shootout on the Border

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville women's golf team opened its 2017 season at Carthage College's Shootout on the Border Sept. 1-2. The Pioneers finished in 14th place out of 17 teams in the two-day competition, defeating Calvin College, Judson University and Wisconsin Lutheran. UW-Whitewater finished in first.

Senior Lindsay Neitzel led the Pioneers with a two-day total of 171, low enough to tie for 19th place out of more than 100 golfers. Sophomore Alysse Elko finished with a two-day total of 184, and freshman Kaley Mumma finished one stroke behind with a score of 185. The shootout's top finisher was UW-Whitewater's Ashley Hofmeister with a two-day total of 159. For this weekend's full results, visit https://goo.gl/bRXYXD.

The Pioneers, under new coach, Matt Bohlken, will be back in action this Sunday and Monday at the La Crosse Country Club for the Viterbo University Invitational. To view additional upcoming meets, visit http://athletics.uwplatt.edu/sports/wgolf/2017-18/schedule.

 

 

Written by: Amanda Bertolozzi, Writer/Editor, Communications, 608-342-7121, bertolozzia@uwplatt.edu