McIntyre retains individual lead at NAC Women’s Golf Championship
NAC Women's Golf Championship Day 2 Results
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. - Muriel McIntyre increased her individual lead by eight strokes during the second round of the Northern Athletics Conference Women's Golf Championship on Monday on the par-72, 5,831 yard St. Andrew Golf Course. The Concordia University Wisconsin women's golf team shot 12 strokes better than the opening round, but is still in seventh place overall.
McIntyre carded a 3-over par 75 and now leads by 14 strokes. She shot one stroke better than her opening round 5-over par 76 on the par-71 version of the course. McIntyre leads the field with 22 pars and three birdies. McIntyre (senior, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada) is also even-par on par-5s. The three-time NAC Player of the Year has now fired eight rounds in the 70s, the most in a single-season during her impressive career.
Minnesota-Morris University continues to hold the top spot with a 717 team total. Edgewood College jumped one spot on the leaderboard during Monday's 18 holes with a 346 team score - the lowest 18-hole team score of the tournament thus far - and is one shot back in second place.
Abby Fragodt (Minnesota-Morris University) is in second place overall after shooting an 82-83 - 165 total score.
Freshman Emily Bartanen (Ishpeming, Mich.) improved seven strokes (116-109 - 225) on Monday to advance two spots on the leaderboard to a tie for 32nd for CUW. Freshman Sarah Tollefson (Apple Valley, Minn.) stayed in 36th place despite shooting four strokes better (120-116 - 236) during the second round of the Championship. Freshman Emily Heckendorf (Merrill, Wis.) rounds out the Falcons lineup after carding back-to-back 122s to finish with a 244 total score.
The final 18 holes will be held on Tuesday at St. Andrew Golf Course, but will return to a par-71 and at 5,807 yards.
Team Results: 1. Minnesota-Morris University 353-364 - 717, 2. Edgewood College 372-346 - 718, 3. Northwestern College (Minn.) 357-363 - 720, 4. Aurora University 390-371 - 761, 5. Presentation College 414-404 - 818, 6. Marian University 425-408 - 833, 7. Concordia University Wisconsin 434-422 - 856, 8. Benedictine University 486-484 - 970, 9. Lakeland College 523-501 - 1,024
Individual Results: 1. Muriel McIntyre (Concordia University Wisconsin) 76-75 - 151, 2. Abby Fragodt (Minnesota-Morris University) 82-83 - 165, 3. Emily Densmore (Aurora University) 88-80 - 168, 4. Amanda Bliske (Edgewood College) 89-80 - 169, 5. Alexis Wadowski (Benedictine University) 91-79 - 170
CUW Results: 1. Muriel McIntyre 76-75 - 151, t32. Emily Bartanen 116-109 - 225, 36. Sarah Tollefson 120-116 - 236, 39. Emily Heckendorf 122-122 - 244