Ashland's Erin Misheff Named GLIAC Women's Golf "Athlete of the Week"
BAY CITY, Mich. - Ashland University senior Erin Misheff (Silver Lake, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit) was named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) women's golf "Athlete of the Week" after claiming medalist honors at the Tiffin University Invitational last weekend.
GLIAC Women's Golf Athlete
of the Week
Erin Misheff - Ashland University
(SR, Silver Lake, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit)
Ashland University senior Erin Misheff won the individual championship at the recent Tiffin Invitational (Apr. 15-16) held at Mohawk Country Club. Misheff shot 156 (80-76, +12) to win the title by three strokes and help the Eagles to a third place team finish.
Ashland - Ashland University senior Erin Misheff (Silver Lake, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit) won the individual championship at the recent Tiffin Invitational (Apr. 15-16). Misheff shot 156 to win the title by three strokes. Michele Schambs of Findlay and AU's Holly James (Strongsville, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit) tied for second. Both players shot 159. The Eagles finished third in the final team standings. Findlay shot 651 to claim the team championship. Ferris State shot 656 to finish second and the Eagles shot 658 and finished third. Northwood (697) was fourth. The field included seven teams. AU sophomore Nicole Trivisonno (Wickliffe, Ohio/Notre Dame Cathedral Latin) tied for 12th. She shot 169. Up next for the Eagles are the GLIAC Championships, Apr. 23-24 in Midland, Mich. The Eagles finished second at that event last spring.
Ferris State - The Ferris State University women's golf team placed second overall in the Tiffin Invitational held on Sunday and Monday, April 15-16, in Tififn, Ohio. The Bulldogs posted a tourney low-round of 321 to take the early advantage on Sunday before carding a 335 on Monday to finish at 656 for the tournament. Findlay matched FSU's 321 score in the final round to win the event with a 651 total at the Mohawk Golf and Country Club. Ashland came in third at 658, Northwood took fourth place with a 697 total and Ohio Dominican rounded out the top five with a 704 mark in the seven-team tournament on the par 72 course at a distance of 5,830 in length. Erin Fuchik paced the Bulldogs as she placed fifth in the field with rounds of 80 and 82 while carding a 162 total. Behind Fuchik was Bryce Hetchler, who placed tied for sixth at 163 on rounds of 79 and 84. FSU's Jacqueline DeBoer finished tied for ninth overall at 167 with scores of 81 and 86 in rounds one and two, respectively. Brooke Rodes wound up 11th overall at 168 as she tallied marks of 81 and 87. Finally, Emily Rohdy gave the Bulldogs their fifth finisher among the top 15 overall as she came in tied for 14th place with a 170 total on rounds of 87 and 83. Blaize Baumgartner competed individually in the tournament and was 26th overall at 179 as she fired rounds of 88 and 91 over the two days of competition. Ferris State will next take part in the 2012 GLIAC Championships scheduled for April 23-24 in Midland, Mich. a 619 followed by California(Pa.) at 620, Findlay at 622 and Ashland at 625 in front of the Bulldogs.A total of 13 teams competed in the event... Ferris State is back in action on Wednesday, April 4, with a dual against the University of Findlay on the road.
Findlay - The University of Findlay women's golf team won the Tiffin University Invitational, which concluded on April 16. The Oilers shot a two-round score of 651 (330), 321) at the event to claim the top prize as seven teams competed in the tournament. Michele Schambs tied for second to lead Findlay as she carded a 159 (81, 78) while Ashley Gubser (79, 81 – 160) and Lauren Vogt (83, 80 – 163) finished fourth and sixth, respectively. Brooke Albers tied for 12th after carding a 169 (87, 82) while Trelyn Gerlinger (97, 89 – 186), Emily Mock (99, 90 – 189) and Heather Steiner (96, 99 – 195) also competed for the Oilers during the event. The Oilers will return to the course again on April 23-24 at the 2012 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Championship in Midland, Mich.
Grand Valley State - 11th-ranked Grand Valley State won its sixth event of the 2011-12 year over the weekend, claiming the victory at the Oak Terrace Spring Invite by seven strokes. The Lakers shot a 319 (+31) total and were led by senior Sarah Hoffman (Saline, Mich.), who won medalist honors by six strokes with a two-under 70. GVSU will now look to the GLIAC Championship next Monday and Tuesday (Apr. 23-24), played at Currie G.C. in Midland, Mich.
Lake Erie Storm - The three members of the Lake Erie College women's golf team competed at the Tiffin University Invitational this past weekend. Amanda Blasko led the Storm by finishing in 33rd place after shooting a 188 (93, 95)through two rounds of play.
Lake Superior State - Freshman Megan Henry (Novi, Mich.) shot an 85-85—170 to tie for 14th and lead Lake Superior State at last weekend’s Tiffin Invitational. Henry boasts the Lakers’ low average of 82.7 heading into the GLIAC Championships. Sophomore Nicole Bouwens (Cedar Springs, Mich.), who was disqualified at Tiffin, is second in scoring average at 84.3.
Northwood - The Northwood University women's golf team earned a fourth place finish at the Tiffin Invitational Monday afternoon (April 16). The two-day, 36-hole event was held at the Mohawk Country Club and hosted by Tiffin. The par 72 layout played at 5,830 yards. Northwood shot team scores of 352 and 345 to finish at 697 overall. Findlay was the overall winner at 651, followed by Ferris State at 656. Brittany Davidson (Ontario) led the Timberwolves with an overall score of 167, carding rounds of 86 and 81. She tied for ninth place overall. Northwood will play host to the GLIAC Championship at the Midland Country Club on April 23 and 24.
Ohio Dominican Panthers - Ohio Dominican's women's golf team concluded play at the 36-hole Tiffin Spring Invitational on Monday, taking fifth place at the par-71, 5,830 yard Mohawk Golf and Country Club with a two-day total of 704 (344-360). Senior Kelsey Brock (Zanesville, OH), junior Amanda Costanzo (Silver Lake, OH) and sophomore Ashley Swartz (Lima, OH) all battled the turbulent wind conditions to a cumulative score of 174 for 17th-place tie. Brock's day two final of 84 was the low-18 of the tournament for ODU and also matched her low round of the season. Freshmen Lauren Kyre (Pickerington, OH) and Danielle Misencik (Concord, OH) navigated their way to a 178 to earn a three-way tie for 23rd, while classmate Kelsey Auditore (Dayton, OH) tie for 27th with a 181 (93-88). Findlay moved up one spot from Sunday to claim the team championship with a score of 651, overcoming first round leader and eventual runner-up Ferris State (Mich.) by five strokes. Ashland was just two shots back of the Bulldogs in third, while Northwood (Mich.) posted a 697 to jump ahead of the Panthers into fourth. ODU closes its second year in Division II next Tuesday and Wednesday, April 23-24 at the GLIAC Championship at the Midland CC in Midland, Michigan.
Tiffin - Tiffin University's women's golf team finished sixth of seven teams at the Tiffin Invitational, shooting a two-day total of 721 (350-371). Findlay won the event, beating Ferris State 651-656. Deborah Landis was the top golfer for the Dragons, shooting 80-85-165 to finish in 8th place. Jaycee Garrow was next with a 181 while Abby Martin was right behind with 183. Allison Soviak fired a 192, while Lauren Harris was fifth on the squad with 221. Erika Davis also golfed as an individual, finishing with 219.