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April 19, 2008

2008-2009 Season - Golfer Rachel Gahn wins individual championship at Hickory Point Open

Decatur, Ill. --  Augustana golfer Rachel Gahn (Edina HS, Edina, Minn.) took individual honors at this past weekend’s Hickory Point Open, hosted by MillikinUniversity. Gahn, a junior, was in third place after an opening round 85 on Friday, but fired the best round of the two-day event with an 80 on Saturday to claim the championship by three strokes over second place Kris Zeschin of WashingtonUniversity.

Washington was the team champion with a two-day total of 703, twelve strokes ahead of second place Millikin. Augustana finished fourth in the seven team field with a total of 747. Viking junior Heather Arizpe (Conant HS, Schaumburg, Ill.) finished with a two-day total of 180, which tied her for seventh place individually.