Ferris State University's Emily Rohdy Named GLIAC Women's Golf "Athlete of the Week"
BAY CITY, Mich. - Ferris State University freshman Emily Rohdy (Farwell, Mich.) was named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) women's golf "Athlete of the Week" after claiming medalist honors in a playoff at the Ohio Dominican Give 18 Fore Cancer Classic this past weekend (April 2-3).
GLIAC Women’s Golf
Athlete of the Week
Emily Rohdy - Ferris State University
(FR, Farwell, Mich.)
FSU freshman Emily Rohdy earned
medalist honors at the Ohio Dominican Give 18 Fore Cancer Classic
this past weekend (April 2-3) as she won a playoff. Rohdy produced
a 159-stroke total (83-76=159) in the 36-hole event which was held
at the Cumberland Trail Golf Course in Pataskala, Ohio. Rohdy
and teammate Erin Fuchik (159) tied for first-place in regulation
play as the Bulldogs captured the tournament championship by firing
a 643 team score (327-316=643).
Ashland - The Eagles were ranked first in the region last week. Last week, AU competed in the seven-team Vulcan Invitational, hosted by California (PA) at the Cedarbrook Golf Course in Belle Vernon, Pa. AU finished third with a team score of 647 (+71). Cal (639/+63) won the tournament and Grand Valley State (641/+65) was second. Senior Annie Miles (Dublin, Ohio/Bishop Watterson) finished as the runnerup. She shot 154 (+10). Cal’s Dianne Luke shot 152 (+8) to claim medalist honors. AU senior Melanie Fortner (Vermilion, Ohio) finished sixth. She shot 162 (+18). Junior Erin Misheff (Silver Lake, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit) tied for seventh. She shot 163 (+19). AU is idle this coming weekend. The Eagles will be back in action Apr. 16-17 at the Northwood Invitational.
Ferris State - The Bulldogs claimed the Ohio Dominican Give 18 Fore Cancer Classic title last weekend (April 2-3) with a two-round 643 team score on the par 72, 6,072-yard Cumberland Trail Golf Course in Pataskala, Ohio. Ferris State placed 24 strokes in front of second-place Walsh University’s 667-stroke total. Freshman Emily Rohdy (Farwell), who captured medalist honors by winning a playoff, along with junior Erin Fuchik (Tulsa, Okla./Bishop Kelley) tied for first place as the Bulldogs earned six of the top 11 individual placings, including four of the top five. Rohdy (83-76=159) and Fuchik (81-78=159) carded 159 scores in the 36-hole tournament. Freshman Jacqueline DeBoer (Grand Rapids/South Christian) produced a 162 (79-83=162) to place fourth while junior Brooke Rodes (Traverse City/West) carded a fifth-place 163 score (78-85=163) as a non scorer to gain fifth-place honors... Ferris State has placed fifth or higher in four of its seven tournaments this season, which includes a pair of first-place performances – at Lake Superior State Invitational (Sept. 11-12) and the Ohio Dominican Give 18 Fore Cancer Classic (April 2-3). FSU is ranked sixth in the latest (March 31) NCAA Division II East Region Rankings Poll, which was released by the NCAA-II Women’s Golf Committee. The Bulldogs are one of five GLIAC teams to comprise the 12-team East Region rankings... The Bulldogs will take part in the Detroit Titans Invitational (April 11-12) in Redford, Mich.
Findlay - The University of Findlay women’s golf team wrapped up the Vulcan Invitational on Monday, April 4 at the Cedarbrook Golf Course in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania. The Oilers shot a two-round score of 672 to finish fifth at the event... Ashley Gubser led the way and tied for tenth with a 166 (79, 87)... Andrea Vogt (84, 84 – 168) and Laura Vogt (83, 85 – 168) also placed in the top-20, tying for 19th... Brooke Albers (85, 85 – 170), Trelyn Gerlinger (89, 88 – 177) and Hillary Lawrence (90, 92 – 182) also competed for Findlay at the event.
Grand Valley State - Grand Valley State finished as the runner-up at the Vulcan Invitational on Monday, totaling a team score of 641 (+65), two strokes behind California (PA)’s score of 639 (+63). The Lakers shot a Monday-low score of 322, the lowest team total by nine strokes. Four GVSU golfers finished in the top-15, with two golfers place in the top-five…junior Sarah Hoffman shot 78’s on both days for a total of 156 (+12), placing her third, just four strokes out of first place. Freshman Veronica Ryan was a stroke behind at 157 (+13) for fourth place. She opened with an 82 and finished with a 75 on Monday, the lowest score of all competitors in the final round. It was Ryan’s best career finish…senior Allie Tyler tied for 10th place with a 166 (+22), as she shot 79-87. Tied for 15th place was sophomore Ashley Beard, who went 85-82 for a 167 (+23) …sophomore Marni Weinstein tied for 22nd place with a 169 (+25) after rounds of 80-89, while classmate Danyelle Kauble finished 29th with a 175 (+31), shooting 84-91….the Lakers are at the Northwood Invitational in Midland, Mich. on Apr. 16-17.
Lake Erie Storm - The Lake Erie College women's golf team placed seventh at the Give 18 for Cancer Classic hosted by Ohio Dominican University on Saturday and Sunday, April 2-3, at Cumberland Trail Golf Course in Pataskala, Ohio... Over the two day event, the Storm totaled a team score of 749 (384-365), a team record low... Sophomore Megan Lundblad (Mentor, Ohio/Mentor)was the low scorer for Lake Erie, tying for 24th place with a career low 36-hole score of 88-89-177... Junior Amanda Blasko (Concord, Ohio/Mentor) was just one struck behind at 97-81-178. After a rough first day, she responded with an LEC record-low 81 on day two. She finished tied for 26th place... Sophomore Stephanie Morgan (Stow, Ohio/Stow-Monroe Falls) was next at 100-94-194, placing 35th. Freshmen Taylor Wilson (Mentor, Ohio/Mentor) and Stephanie Koval (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio/Cuyahoga Falls) rounded out the Storm scoring contingent... Lake Erie is next in action April 15-16 at the Northwood University Invitational, it's final tune-up before the 2011 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship April 23-24.
Lake Superior State - The LSSU women’s golf team was idle last weekend and competes April 16 at Northwood. Freshman Dayna Drewes (Rochester Hills, Mich.) owns the Lakers’ low average of 87.6, followed by freshman Samantha Gubbins (Lake City, Mich.) at 87.7.
Northwood - The Northwood University women's golf team placed third at the Give 18 Four Cancer Classic, hosted by Ohio Dominican University Sunday afternoon (April 3)... The two-day, 36-hole event was held at the Cumberland Trail Golf Club. The course played as a par 72 (6072 yards)... Northwood shot team scores of 335 and 336 to finish with a total of 671. Ferris State was the overall winner at 643, followed by Walsh at 667... Brittany Davidson (Mississauga, Ont.) was the top finisher for the Timberwolves. She finished sixth overall after carding rounds of 84-80. Lauren Lenkowski (Batavia, Ill.) tied for seventh, one stroke behind Davidson at 165... Northwood travels to the Detroit Mercy Invitational April 11-12.
Ohio Dominican - The Panthers placed three individuals in the top-20 of the ODU Give 18 Fore Cancer Classic at Cumberland Trail Golf Club in Pataskala, but was no match for Ferris State (Mich.) as the Bulldogs improved on their first round score by 11 strokes this past Sunday to take the team title with a 643 (327-316). ODU was just eight strokes out of first with a 335 in the first round, but the Panthers struggled on day two, shooting a 347 to finish solidly in fourth position with a 682, behind Walsh (667) and Northwood (671). Kelsey Brock (Jr./Zanesville, OH) led the way for ODU finishing in a three-way tie for 13th after shooting a final round score of 89 for a total of 170 (81-89). Ashley Swartz (Fr./Lima, OH) and Karalyn Newman (Jr./Springfield, OH) each finished in a four-way tie for 16th, one shot back of Brock after posting day two scores of 89 and 84, respectively. Brock has been top finisher for the Panthers in two of the three spring events, finishing inside the top-15 both times. ODU returns to the course this Saturday, April 9 as they travel to nearby Westerville, Ohio for the two-day Otterbein Cardinal Classic with one round held at the Little Turtle Country Club and the other at Pinnacle Golf Course.
Tiffin - Tiffin took fifth of seven teams at the Ohio Dominican “Give 18 Fore Cancer” April 2-3. Ferris State won the event while the Dragons beat Madonna and Lake Erie. Deborah Landis and Stephanie Templeman finished 13th and 16th, respectively, with rounds of 89-81-170 and 87-84-171. Landis had a strong second round, cutting 8 strokes off her round-one score. Allison Soviak took 30th with 86-100-186. Rounding out the TU competitors is Abby Martin in 31st with 96-91-187 and Amanda Orr, who carded 105-95-200.