Women’s Golf Opens Spring Season at FGCU Eagle Invitational

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first_imgDES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s golf team opens its spring campaign at the FGCU Eagle Invitational on Friday (Feb. 11) through Sunday (Feb. 14). The 54-hole event hosted by Florida Gulf Coast at the Stoneybrook Golf Club in Estero, Fla. will tee off at 8 a.m. EST each day with a reverse shotgun start. The 14-team field includes; Arkansas State, Ball State, Central Arkansas, Drake, Elon, FAU, FGCU, McNeese State, Mercer, SIU, Stephen F. Austin, Toledo, USC Upstate, Western Illinois and Xavier. The Bulldogs will look to continue where they left off from the fall season as they won the Creighton Classic with sophomore Madison Glennie claiming the individual crown. Glennie entered the final day of the Creighton Classic tied for first with South Dakota’s Brenna Lervick, and fired a tournament-low 72 (E) to finish on top of the leaderboard with a score of 148 (76-72). The rest of the Bulldogs each improved their second round scores by at least six strokes. Freshman Grace Dunn finished tied for eighth with a score of 158 (82-76), while senior Katie Clausen was seven strokes better on the final round than her first round, totaling a 161 (84-77). Freshman Sophie Hill carded an 80 on the final day for a total of 166 (86-80). Freshman Adrianna Elliott rounded out the Bulldogs strong finish with a total score of 174 (90-84). UP NEXT The Bulldogs will play at the Red Rocks Invitational, hosted by Northern Arizona on March 5 through March 6.  Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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