Dordt College News

Doane Hosts NAIA Preview Golf Event

September 24, 2012

Meet… Doane College is hosting an invite at Wilderness Ridge on September 24 and 25 in Lincoln, Nebraska.  The par 71, 5,965 yard set up will also serve as a preview meet for the NAIA NAIA National Championship in May 2013.  Wilderness Ridge will serve as the host for the 2013 and 2014 national event.

Participants… 21 teams will make up the field with competitors coming from Bellevue, William Woods, Wayland Baptist, Dakota Wesleyan, Viterbo, Grand View, Concordia (Oregon), Lubbock Christian, William Penn, Concordia (Nebraska), Briar Cliff, Nebraska Wesleyan, Midland, Southwestern, College of Saint Mary, Doane, Peru State, Hastings, Northwestern, Morningside and Dordt.

Last Time Out… Dordt College women's golf finished seventh in the eight team field at the Palace City Classic held Friday and Saturday, September 21 and 22 in Mitchell, South Dakota.

Dordt had a two day total of 747, recording a 367 on Saturday to go with a 380 on Friday. Renae Visser finished 12th overall with a 174 and Reanne DeRouse carded a 174.

Dakota Wesleyan overcame a four stroke day one deficit to win the event with a 675 and Northwestern was second with a 691. Emma Wynja won the event with a 163--taking the honor by virtue of a tiebreaker with Emily Elliott of Iowa Central.

The course on Saturday was set up for par-72 and was 6,249 in length.

The Lineup… The Defenders will send five golfers to the event with Kim Brumfield shooting a 93.5; Brittany Clausen a 98.3; Raeanne DeRousse is at 95.0; Meredith Fopma has a 104 and Renae Visser leads the team with an 87.7 through three rounds.

After This…Dordt College will play in GPAC Qualifier #2 to conclude the 2012 portion of the season on Wednesday, October 3.

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