Torres Qualifies for National Championship

Torres Qualifies for National Championship


The University of Findlay women's golf team finished fourth at the NCAA Division II East Regional, which wrapped up third round action on May 9 at Katke Golf Course in Big Rapids, Mich. The Oilers shot a 54-hole score of 941 (316, 313, 312) at the tournament.

Individually, junior Makenzie Torres finished with a three-round score of 223 to lead the team. Torres finished her first round with a 74 before posting a 76 in the second round. She then came back with a 1-over par score of 73 in the final round to tie for seventh. Torres, who finished with tournament-high nine birdies, earned a trip to the NCAA Division II National Championship with her performance. The championship event will be held at Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas on May 16-19.

Junior Samantha Hatter tied for 30th with a 237 (81, 80, 76) while sophomore Meredith Wipper tied for 36th with a 239 (80, 81, 78).

Sophomore Samantha Kellstrom finished in a tie for 45th with a 243 (82, 76, 85) and freshman Kristina Kniesly placed 56th with a 250 (81, 83, 86).