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August 27, 2012

Vikings beat St. Ambrose in season opener

Junior Jamie Lawrence led the Vikings to a season-opening win over St. Ambrose by shooting 81 at Emeis Golf Course on Saturday, August 25. Augustana edged the Queen Bees by a score of 336-343.

DAVENPORT, Iowa - Junior Jamie Lawrence (Moline HS, Moline, Ill.) fired an 81 to grab medalist honors and lead Augustana to a 336-343 victory over St. Ambrose on Saturday, August 25 in Davenport, Iowa at Emeis Golf Course. It was the opening match of the 2012 season for both teams.

The Vikings were impressive as three players broke 85 and the top five were all under 89 as they defeated the Queen Bees by seven strokes. Senior Morgan Wilkinson (Westmont HS, Westmont, Ill.) was right behind Lawrence with an 82, which was the day's second best score.

Caitlin Hora of St. Ambrose was the top finisher for the Queen Bees with a score of 84 and a third place in the standings. Senior Megan Vandersee (Sterling HS, Sterling, Ill.) recorded an 85 and tied with St. Ambrose's Abby Frideres for fourth place. Megan Miche of the Queen Bees scored an 86 and was all alone in sixth place.

Freshman Samantha Barlage (Marian Catholic HS, Lansing, Ill.) was the fourth and final scorer for head coach Ron Standley's Vikings with an 88. She tied for seventh place with Abby Livingstone from St. Ambrose. Junior Kelly Farina (Normal West HS, Bloomington, Ill.) was fifth Augustana player under 90 on the day as she recorded an 89.

The Vikings will be in action on Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2 at the Illinois College Invitational at The Links in Jacksonville, Illinois.

AUGUSTANA WOMEN'S GOLF vs. St. Ambrose

August 25, 2012

Emeis Golf Course

Davenport, Iowa

Augustana 336, St. Ambrose 343

Individual Scores

81 - Jamie Lawrence, Augustana

82 - Morgan Wilkinson, Augustana

84 - Caitlin Hora, St. Ambrose

85 - Megan Vandersee, Augustana

85 - Abby Frideres, St. Ambrose

88 - Samantha Barlage, Augustana

88 - Abby Livingstone, St. Ambrose

89 - Kelly Farina, Augustana

90 - Allison Weber, St. Ambrose

91 - Talor Ahmann, St. Ambrose

92 - Katelyn Lazar, Augustana

92 - Caitlin Carney, St. Ambrose

Others

93 - Kaitlyn Czerwonka, Augustana

93 - Ellen Turner, St. Ambrose

94 - Michelle Dempster, Augustana

96 - Kelly Olson, Augustana

96 - Megan Alano, Augustana

96 - Maggie Rothan, St. Ambrose

96 - Devan Messer, St. Ambrose

98 - Kristen Hirtzer, Augustana

99 - Emily Comperda, Augustana

99 - Caitlin Doherty, Augustana

100 - Micheala Kremer, St. Ambrose

100 - Megan Scott, Augustana

105 - Caroline Griffin, St. Ambrose

111 - Rachel Bacon, St. Ambrose

116 - Emily Springer, St. Ambrose

119 - Ashley Nelson, St. Ambrose