Spartans Finish 18th At NCAA Championship

Spartans Finish 18th At NCAA Championship

Courtesy of Aurora University

HOUSTON, Texas -- The Aurora University women's golf team wrapped up its second appearance at the NCAA Championship at Bay Oaks Country Club with an 18th-place finish which is three places higher than the team's finish last season. AU shot a 1,416 over the four-round tournament which saw a 348 in both the third and fourth rounds.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: Aurora University finished 18th out of 21 teams with a four-round score of 1,416.
LOCATION: Bay Oak Country Club, Houston, Texas.
HOST: University of Mary-Hardin Baylor - NCAA Division III Championship

TOP SPARTANS
Kara Smith finished tied for 86th with a four-round score of 353 (84/87/88/94)
Lauren Anderson finished tied for 86th with a four-round score of 353 (88/90/90/85).
Victoria Phipps finished 89th with a four-round score of 357 (99/83/83/92).
Nikki Funk finished tied for 91st with a four-round score of 361 (98/91/87/85).
Kayla Bednarski finished 100th with a four-round score of 378 (107/91/94/86).

ROUND BY ROUND TEAM RECAP:
- First Round - 369; Top Spartan Individual: Kara Smith (84)
- Second Round - 351; Top Spartan Individual: Victoria Phipps (83)
- Third Round - 348; Top Spartan Individual: Victoria Phipps (83)
- Fourth Round - 348; Top Spartan Individual: Lauren Anderson and Nikki Funk (85)