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June 1, 2003

2002-03 WOMEN'S GOLF REVIEW

2002-03 AUGUSTANA WOMEN'S GOLF

 

JOSEFIN HOLMBERG & MEGAN GREVAS EARN ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS AT CCIW TOURNAMENT AS VIKINGS PLACE FIFTH

 

Josefin Holmberg (Oregon Davis HS, Walkerton, IN) and Megan Grevas (Piedra Vista HS, Farmington, NM) both earned all-conference honors in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin with top 10 individual finishes in the CCIW tournament, which was held on October 4-5 at the Pontiac Elks Club in Pontiac, Illinois. Holmberg finished seventh with a two day total of 172 with scores of 85 on Friday and 87 on Saturday.

 

Grevas was right behind Holmberg in eighth with a two day score of 174. She had scores of 87 on both days. Gail Nelson of Illinois Wesleyan won the tournament with a score of 152 (73-79) over the 36 holes. Illinois Wesleyan won the team title with a score of 679 (342-337) with Wheaton taking second at 712 (368-344) and Millikin placing third with 713 (355-358). Carthage was fourth with 716 (363-353) while Augustana finished fifth with 731 (366-365).

 

Theresa Wenzel (Benet Academy, Naperville, IL) scored 190 (94-96) and Michelle Coble (Peru St. Bede Academy, DePue, IL) had a 197 (102-95). Melissa Eckdahl (Downers Grove North HS, Downers Grove, IL) had a score of 198 (100-98) with Jessica Kopp (Solon HS, Solon, IA) finishing with 225 (123-102).

 

The fall season has concluded for the Vikings of head coach Ron Standley and Holmberg led the team with an average of 84.3 per round average. Grevas was second with a mark of 85.7. Augustana did set a new school record for team score in an 18 hole round with a 343 in the second round of the Illinois Wesleyan Invitational. The team of Holmberg (80), Grevas (82), Wenzel (89), Michelle Coble (Peru St. Bede Academy, DePue, IL) (92) and Eckdahl (92) broke the old mark of 345 set on September 22, 2001. The members of the previous record were Grevas (81), Wenzel (87), Megan Bales (88) and Eckdahl (89).

 

CCIW TOURNAMENT

Pontiac Elks Club

Pontiac, Illinois

October 4-5, 2002

 

TEAM SCORES: 1. Illinois Wesleyan 679 (342-337); 2. Wheaton 712 (368-344); 3. Millikin 713 (355-358); 4. Carthage 716 (363-353); 5. AUGUSTANA 731 (366-365); 6. North Central 755 (374-381); 7. Elmhurst 781 (405-376); 8. North Park did not field team.

 

INDIVIDUAL TOP TEN SCORES: 1. 152 (73-79) Gail Nelson, Illinois Wesleyan; 2. 162 (81-81) Diane Imburgia, Millikin; 3. 168 (86-82) Sylvia Grothe, Wheaton; 4. 169 (88-81) Laura Molnar, Wheaton; 5. 169 (86-83) Louise Haller, Carthage; 6. 169 (84-85) Stephanie Morton, Illinois Wesleyan; 7. 172 (85-87) JOSEFIN HOLMBERG, AUGUSTANA; 8. 174 (87-87) MEGAN GREVAS, AUGUSTANA; 9. 175 (87-88) Kaitlin Harp, Millikin; 10. 176 (85-91) Karen Calabrese, North Central.

 

AUGUSTANA SCORES: 172 (85-87) Josefin Holmberg; 174 (87-87) Megan Grevas; 190 (94-96) - Theresa Wenzel; 197 (102-95) Michelle Coble; 198 (100-98) - Melissa Eckdahl; 225 (123-102) - Jessica Kopp.

 

2002 AUGUSTANA SUPERLATIVES

SCHOOL RECORD LOW SCORE IN SINGLE 18 HOLE ROUND: 343 in second round of Illinois Wesleyan Invitational on 09/22 (80 – Josefin Holmberg; 82 – Megan Grevas; 89 – Theresa Wenzel; 92 – Michelle Coble and/or Melissa Eckdahl)…old record was 345 set on 09/22/01 at Lady Titan Invitational (81 – Megan Grevas; 87 – Theresa Wenzel; 88 – Megan Bales; 89 – Melissa Eckdahl).

TOP TEN INDIVIDUAL FINISHES

08/30 Carthage Invitational – 6th Megan Grevas with 95 & 9th Melissa Eckdahl with 96

09/05 Augustana Quad – 4th Josefin Holmberg with 85 & Megan Grevas with 87

09/13 Knox Invitational – 2nd Megan Grevas with 81

09/14 Monmouth Invitational – 5th Megan Grevas with 83

10/04 CCIW Championship – 7th Josefin Holmberg with 172 (85-87) & 8th Megan Grevas with 174 (87-87)