Kent State Wins Seventh Consecutive Golf Title

Updated 4/24/2005

April 24, 2005

INDIAN SPRINGS, Ohio - The final round of the 2005 Women's Golf Championship was cancelled after the course was declared unplayable due to weather conditions. With 36-holes in the books, Kent State walked away with its seventh consecutive conference team title, while Ball State's Katie Sundberg took home the top individual honors.

The Golden Flashes finished with a team total of 610 and were paced by Tara Delaney, who tied for fourth-place with a score of (71-81) 152. Ohio posted a total score of 623 and placed second overall.

Sundberg finished with a total score of (72-77) 149, while Western Michigan's Jenna Walter finished in second place with a (75-75) 1500. Ohio's Meredith Waterston placed third with a two-day total of (72-79) 151.

Kent State's Gabby Wedding, Becky Wood and Delaney were all selected to the All-MAC first team. Marshall's Amber Churchill and Toledo's Natalie Storck joined Sundberg to round out the first team honorees. Delaney was voted as MAC Freshman of the Year, while Wedding was selected as Golfer of the Year.

Kent State's Kira Meixner, Northern Illinois Lisa Bailey, Ohio's Julie Tomlinson and Western Michigan's Jenna Walter and Erin Thorne were all placed on the All-MAC second team.

Mike Morrow took home Coach of the Year honors after leading his Golden Flashes to this year's title, while Marshall's Tammy Mahar was selected by her peers as the Sportswoman of the Year.

Mid American Conference Champ. Walden Ponds GC Cincinnati, OH Dates: 04/22 - 04/24 (Today:04-23-2005) Par: 72 Yardage: 5977

Fin. Top 9 Teams Scores 1 Kent State 287 323 610 2 Ohio University 300 323 623 3 Western Michigan U. 304 326 630 4 Ball State 303 329 632 5 Toledo, U. of 311 328 639 6 Northern Illinois U. 307 342 649 7 Eastern Michigan 319 333 652 8 Marshall University 323 335 658 9 Bowling Green State 325 350 675

Fin. Top 20 Players School Scores 1 Katie Sundberg Ball State 72 77 149 2 Jenna Walter WMU 75 75 150 3 Meredith Waterston Ohio 72 79 151 4 Tara Delaney Kent State 71 81 152 Katie Myos Toledo 71 81 152 6 Becky Wood Kent State 69 85 154 7 Gabby Wedding Kent State 77 78 155 Katie Williams Kent State 73 82 155 9 Kira Meixner Kent State 74 82 156 Kristen Mautz Ohio 77 79 156 11 Jackie Heslop N Illinois 77 80 157 12 Amber Churchill Marshall 77 81 158 Julie Tomlinson Ohio 76 82 158 Julie Harder Ball State 76 82 158 15 Lindsay McEwin E Michigan 80 79 159 Joanna Periversoff Toledo 79 80 159 Erin Thorne WMU 74 85 159 Laura Bavaird WMU 76 83 159 19 Allyson Hatcher Marshall 76 84 160 20 Lisa Bailey N Illinois 77 84 161 Carmen Bodine Ball State 76 85 161


Fin. School Scores

1 Kent State 287 323 610 T 4 Tara Delaney 71 81 152 6 Becky Wood 69 85 154 T 7 Gabby Wedding 77 78 155 T 7 Katie Williams 73 82 155 T 9 Kira Meixner 74 82 156

2 Ohio University 300 323 623 3 Meredith Waterston 72 79 151 T 9 Kristen Mautz 77 79 156 T 12 Julie Tomlinson 76 82 158 T 22 Shanna Siefke 75 87 162 T 26 Sara Ann Palmer 81 83 164

3 Western Michigan U. 304 326 630 2 Jenna Walter 75 75 150 T 15 Erin Thorne 74 85 159 T 15 Laura Bavaird 76 83 159 T 22 Lindsay Dunigan 79 83 162 34 Stephanie Donkin 82 87 169

4 Ball State 303 329 632 1 Katie Sundberg 72 77 149 T 12 Julie Harder 76 82 158 T 20 Carmen Bodine 76 85 161 T 26 Chelsie Flannery 79 85 164 45 Holly Jones 88 96 184

5 Toledo, U. of 311 328 639 T 4 Katie Myos 71 81 152 T 15 Joanna Periversoff 79 80 159 T 22 Natalie Storck 79 83 162 T 31 Rachel Thomas 82 84 166 36 Kim Kester 82 89 171

6 Northern Illinois U. 307 342 649 11 Jackie Heslop 77 80 157 T 20 Lisa Bailey 77 84 161 T 26 Jackie Bailey 76 88 164 33 Jamie Carney 77 90 167 44 Irish Whalen 87 93 180

7 Eastern Michigan 319 333 652 T 15 Lindsay McEwin 80 79 159 25 Katie Strawser 78 85 163 30 Paola Sanchez 82 83 165 T 31 Catherine Fortin 80 86 166 T 37 Kelly Boogaard 81 91 172

8 Marshall University 323 335 658 T 12 Amber Churchill 77 81 158 19 Allyson Hatcher 76 84 160 35 Tammy Mahar 83 87 170 T 39 Stacy Wagner 90 83 173 42 Whitney Wolejko 87 87 174

9 Bowling Green State 325 350 675 T 26 Kari Liggett 78 86 164 T 37 Jessica McCann 87 85 172 T 39 Amanda Schroeder 83 90 173 T 39 Karen Binzel 84 89 173 43 Amanda Bader 80 96 176