MIAA Qualifier #1

Saint Mary’s Places Second at MIAA Qualifier

ANGOLA, IN – In the first of three rounds to determine the NCAA automatic qualifier for the MIAA, the Saint Mary’s golf team fired a 337 to place second behind Olivet who shot a 319 at Zollner golf course on the campus of Tri-State University.

Megan Rimmel, also from Olivet, posted the best individual round with a 74.

Of the seven schools that sponsor golf in the MIAA, the team which has the lowest cumulative score after the completion of the three rounds will get the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The final two rounds will be held April 25 and 26 at The Medalist golf course in Marshall, Mich.

Leading the way for the Belles was Rosie O’Conner who fired an 80. Emily Gore posted an 84 for the second best score for Saint Mary’s while Katie O’Brien notched an 85 to place third. Perri Hamma (88) and Perri Hamma (91) rounded out the scoring golfers for the Belles.

Competing as individuals, Meghan Lehr fired an 87 while Katie McInerney carded a 92 and Meredith Fantom recorded a 95.

Team Scores
1) Olivet – 319
2) Saint Mary’s – 337
3) Tri-State – 342
4) Hope – 355
5) Kalamazoo – 377
6) Albion – 385
7) Adrian - 390