Eagle Golfers Compete at Gonzaga Spring Individual

All six Eagles improve from first to second round at Liberty Lake

In an effort to fit in a few more rounds of competitive golf before the Big Sky Championships April 18-20, a few members of the Eastern Washington University women's golf team played in the Gonzaga Spring Individual on Sunday (April 10) at the Liberty Lake Golf Course in Liberty Lake, Wash.

The event was a one-day, 36-hole competition that featured only individual scoring. No team scores or team placing was recorded. There were 26 total competitors from various schools around the region, including Washington, Washington State, Idaho and Gonzaga.

Senior Kellie Holmstedt had the best showing for Eastern, as she tied for 12th with a cumulative effort of 157 (81-76). Sophomore Jayme Carbon recorded the lowest score of her spring season with a 78 in the second round. She finished tied for 16th overall with a total score of 158 (80-78).

Sophomore Dana Stapleton took 19th after firing a two-round total of 165 (83-82). Freshman Sara Callagy and sophomore Morgan Lee both saw significant improvement  from the first to second round, finishing in 21st and 22nd place overall, respectively. Callagy recorded an 86 in the first and 83 in the second, while Lee carded an 89 through the first 18 holes and 81 in the second.

Sophomore Neddy Martinez also competed on Sunday, finishing 25th with a total score of 176 (89-87).

Eastern will now have one week of practice before the Big Sky Championships, held April 18-20 at the Ocotillo Golf Resort in Chandler, Ariz. EWU finished eighth in last year's tournament with a total team effort of 986 (324-328-334).    

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