MVC Golf Teams Host Spring InvitePosted April 8, 2014
Marshall, Mo. (April 8, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s golf teams hosted the Missouri Valley College Spring Invite this week at Indian Foothills Golf Course in Marshall, Mo. The men’s team placed third while the women’s team took fourth at the Invite.
On the men’s side, two Vikings tied for the lowest two-day scores on the team as both Sophomore Travis Chorley (Alberta, Canada) and Freshman Shane Hall (Sugarland, Texas) shot a 154 (+10) at the Invite and tied for sixth place. Junior Dave Wheatley (Prince Edward Island, Canada) shot a 159 (+15) to place No. 17 while Freshman Caleb Albalos (Springfield, Mo.) shot a 161 (+17) to take No. 21 and Freshman Kirk Hoggatt (Sikeston, Mo.) shot a 164 (+20) to place No. 28. The Vikings as a team shot a 626 at the Invite, finishing 14 strokes behind team champion Culver-Stockton College and seven strokes behind second place Baker University.
For the MVC women’s team Freshman Clarissa Molina (McCamey, Texas) led the Vikings shooting a 174 (+30) in the two rounds to place third overall. Sophomore Marissa Dove (Linwood, Kan.) finished No. 13 shooting a 193 (+49) at the Invite. Sophomore Jessica Crabtree (Willard, Mo.) placed No. 28 while Freshman Maia Fitch (Yspilanti, Mich.) took No. 31 and Sophomore Ashley Gibbs (Belton, Mo.) placed No. 32. The women’s team placed fourth shooting an 820. Taking first was Baker University which shot a 705 through the two rounds.
Both MVC golf teams will be in action next week at the Central Methodist Eagle Open in Boonville, Mo. The Open takes place April 14-15 at Hail Ridge Golf Club.
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