Viking Women’s Golf Finishes Second at Newman Invitational

NEWTON, Kan.–The Augustana women’s golf team finished second at the Newman Invitational Monday in Newton, Kansas. The event, hosted by Newman, was completed in one day due to the weather forecast. Molly Stevens was AU’s highest finisher, placing in the top ten.

Inside the Tournament

Tournament Finish: 2nd of 15 teams

Tournament Champion: Ellen Loving (Rogers State)

Location: Sand Creek Station Golf Course | Newton, Kansas

Par/Yardage: 72/5,874

How it Happened

  • Molly Stevens was Augustana’s highest finisher, placing in a tie for ninth place. Stevens recorded 72 strokes in round one and 71 (-1) in round two, totaling 143 strokes.

  • All five Vikings placed in the top 25.

  • As a team, the Vikings totaled 581 strokes, the lowest team score of the season.

  • Augustana totaled 27 birdies and 120 pars in the tournament.

  • AU averaged 3.05 strokes on par 3s and 4.04 strokes on par 4s.

Up Next

Augustana hosts the Augustana Invite in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on April 14 and 15. The two-day event will take place at Bakker Crossing.