FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – The Minnesota Morris men’s golf team had a busy start to their week competing at events on Sunday and Tuesday.
Sunday, the men took part in the Spartan Invite hosted by Minnesota State Community and Technical College at Pebble Lake Golf Club in Fergus Falls. The Cougars finished behind two teams from the Spartans.
Kyle Och had a top five finish with a card of 80 which was good for a tie for fourth place. Trent Jerome (91), Mitch Baumann (104), Noah Grove (106), and Dillon McNally (128) rounded out the Cougar field.
Orion Collins was the lone Cougar male to compete Tuesday at the NCU Invitational in Falcon Heights and he represented the team rather well. His score of 76 was good for a fifth-place tie among 33 golfers.
With Thursday’s home Cougar Invitational postponed due to rain, the Cougars are next scheduled to compete September 28-29 at the Viking Invitational in Hutchinson and Buffalo Lake.
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – The Minnesota Morris women’s golf team picked up their second runner-up performance of the season as they placed second at the NCU Invitational Tuesday at Les Bolstad Golf Club in Falcon Heights.
St. Scholastica bested the six-team field with a team score of 383. The Cougars were safely in second with 402 with Bethany Lutheran carding a team score of 427 for third place.
Payton Sierra had a top five finish for UMM as her score of 95 was good for a tie for fifth place. Meghan Foley placed in the top ten with a ninth place score of 98. The three other Cougar golfers placed in the top 20: Kaya Quinn (102, t-12th), Skylar Tumbleson (107, 16th), and Brittany Lormis (113, t-19th).
With Thursday’s Cougar Invitational postponed due to rain, the Cougars are next scheduled to compete Tuesday at the Northwestern Invitational in Minneapolis.