Kent State Claimes 11th Straight MAC Women's Golf Title

Updated 4/26/2009

NASHPORT, OHIO ? Kent State freshman Mercedes Germino edged senior teammate Kirby Dreher by one stroke in the individual race as the Golden Flashes claimed their 11th straight Mid-American Women’s Golf Championship. Kent State turned in the low round of the weekend (+4, 292) on the par 72, 6,147-yard Longaberger Golf Club to garner the conference’s automatic NCAA Regional bid.

 

For the third consecutive season, the Eastern Michigan University women's golf team equaled the school's best finish with a runner-up showing at the Mid-American Conference Women's Golf Championship Sunday, April 26, at the par 72, 6,147-yard Longaberger Golf Club. The Eagles carded a three-day total of 1,256 (333-307-314-302).

 

Western Michigan and Akron tied for third place.  Toledo placed fifth followed closely by Ball State in sixth and Ohio in seventh.  Northern Illinois and Bowling Green finished eighth and ninth respectfully.

 

 

Team Scores:
Pl. Team Scores
1. Kent State 304-309-312-292=1217
2. Eastern Michigan 333-307-314-302=1256
t-3. Akron 330-325-329-313=1297
t-3. Western Michigan 333-321-329-314=1297
5. Toledo 334-331-325-315=1305
6. Ball State 342-323-331-317=1313
7. Ohio 332-350-325-311=1318
8. Northern Illinois 367-331-338-330=1366
9. Bowling Green 368-348-346-339=1401

 

2009 MAC Women’s Golf Awards

 

First Team All-MAC

Kirby Dreher, Kent State

Mercedes Germino, Kent State

Stephany Fleet, Eastern Michigan

Martina Gavier, Kent State

Darby Peters, Eastern Michigan

 

Second Team All-MAC

Brittany Kelly, Ball State

Elise Swartout, Western Michigan

Boram Lee, Toledo

Kristen Hill, Akron

Courtney Aili, Eastern Michigan

 

Sportswomen of the Year

Boram Lee, Toledo

 

Golfer of the Year

Kirby Dreher, Kent State

 

Freshman of the Year

Mercedes Germino, Kent State

 

Coach of the Year

Mike Morrow, Kent State

 

All-Tournament Team

Mercedes Germino, Kent State

Kirby Dreher, Kent State

Stephany Fleet, Eastern Michigan

Maddi Swaney, Kent State

Courtney Aili, Eastern Michigan

Britney Hamilton, Western Michigan