DeKALB, Ill. -- The Creighton women’s golf team finished sixth at
the 27th Annual Huskie Classic on Monday. The 12-team, 36-hole event
was held at the par 73, 6,015-yard Kishwaukee Country Club.
As team Creighton shot 334-342=676 which was just one shot
behind fifth place Missouri-St. Louis. The host team Northern Illinois
University finished seventh. SIU Edwardsville won the classic with rounds of 328-318=646.
University of Detroit-Mercy’s Lindsey Lammers finished first overall with a
score of 82-72=154.
For the second time in as many events, Celeste Gassman led
the way for the Jays. The junior finished tied for seventh overall with
rounds of 75-87=162. She had the lowest first-round score of any golfer at the
classic.Freshman Rachel Thompson was
the Jays second-best golfer. She shot rounds of 84-81=165 which placed her tied
Freshman Mary Cathryn Rau finished tied for 38th
with rounds of 88-86=174. Katie Morel also had a good outing for the Jays. The
Overland Park, Kan., native shot 87-88=175 which left her tied for 42nd.
The Jays hit the links again Oct. 17-18 at the MSU/Payne
Stewart Memorial in Springfield, Mo.