MVC Golf Teams Open Spring Season Monday at Home

Posted March 18, 2014

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Andy Pulverenti, sports information director, (660) 831-4230,




 Marshall, Mo. (March 18, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s golf teams hosted Des Moines Area Community College at Indian Foothills Golf Course Monday to open the program’s Spring 2014 season. Both Viking golf teams came away with three stroke victories.


The MVC men’s team defeated DMACC 316-319 in team scores. Leading MVC was the top overall golfer on the day, Sophomore Travis Chorley (Alberta, Canada) who shot a 74 (+2). The other top five golfers for MVC included Freshman Kirk Hoggatt (Sikeston, Mo.) and Freshman Shane Hall (Sugarland, Texas) who both shot a 79 (+7), Freshman Zac Howard (Ontario, Canada) who shot a 81 (+9) and Junior Dave Wheatley (Prince Edward Island, Canada) who shot an 82 (+10).


On the women’s side, MVC pulled off a 390-393 victory over DMACC. Leading MVC, and all golfers, was Freshman Clarissa Molina (McCamey, Texas) who shot an 84 (+12). The other top golfers for MVC were Freshman Maia Fitch (Ypsilanti, Mich.) who shot a 96 (+24), Sophomore Jessica Crabtree (Willard, Mo.) who shot a 105 (+33), Sophomore Marissa Dove (Linwood, Kan.) who also shot a 105 (+33) and Sophomore Jaden Disheroon (Tahlequah, Okla.) who shot a 113 (+41).


The men’s season will continue Mar. 24-25 at the Lindenwood-Belleville Spring Invite in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the Dalhousie Golf Course. The women’s team will next play Mar. 28-29 at the Graceland Conference Preview at Mozingo Golf Course in Maryville, Mo.


About Missouri Valley College

Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. MVC offers over 40 academic programs, study abroad program, honors program, extracurricular activities, and 13 sports. The most popular majors include education and business, and some new majors are ag-business, nursing, graphic design, and health information systems (associate degree). Above all, Valley is committed to student success. For more information, call (660) 831-4000 or visit




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