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Drake Struggles On Second Day Of State Farm MVC Women's Golf Championship

Courtesy: Drake Athletics
         
Release: April 23, 2012
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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The Drake women's golf team carded a second-round score of 341 to stand ninth of 10 teams after 36 holes at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championship hosted by Indiana State at the Country Club of Terre Haute on Monday (April 23).

The Bulldogs maintain a 36-hole mark of 664 (323-341=664).

"Winds played a factor in play today and we really struggled in our efforts, Drake head coach Leanne Smith commented.  "We're hoping to show improvement tomorrow and finish off our campaign on a strong note."

Junior Chelsey Falk (Glenwood, Minn.) fired the Bulldogs' low round of the day shooting an 82 for a two-day score of 163, which is tied for 32nd-place.

Two strokes off her tournament total is freshman Danielle Brooks (Red Wing, Minn.), who posted an 84, to situate herself in 37th-place with a 165 (81-84=165) total.

Firing scores of 86 and 89, to stand in 41st- and tied for 47th-place, respectively, were seniors Paige Menze (Oxbow, N.D.) and Christy Wittmer (Hampton, Iowa).

Sophomore Hadley Jennings (Trenton, Mo.) fired the low round for the Bulldogs of 79, but unfortunately for Drake, her score was disqualified following the round for a rules infraction.

The disqualification resulted in a 10-stroke swing for the Bulldogs, who will look to put forward a strong finish when the final 18 holes tee off on Tuesday (April 24) at 8:30 a.m. CT.

DRAKE RESULTS: Chelsey Falk 163 (81-82=163/T-32nd), Danielle Brooks 165 (81-84=165/37th), Paige Menze 170 (84-86=170/41st) and Christy Wittmer 177 (88-89=177/T-47th) and Hadley Jennings 77 (77-DQ=77/T-49th).

STATE FARM MVC CHAMPIONSHIP

APRIL 23, 2012 • 36 HOLES

COUNTRY CLUB OF TERRE HAUTE (TERRE HAUTE, IND.)

1) Northern Iowa 610 (299-311=610)

2) Bradley 612 (305-307=612)

3) Missouri State 613 (300-313=613)

4) Illinois State 619 (305-314=619)

5) Southern Illinois 620 (313-307=620)

6) Indiana State 633 (313-320=633)

Wichita State 633 (311-322=633)

8) Evansville 657 (327-330=657)

9) Drake 664 (323-341=664)

10) Creighton 674 (337-337=674)

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