SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Creighton women's golf team
finished in 10th place at the MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial on Tuesday. The 11-team
competition was held at the par-72, 6,079 yard Rivercut Golf Course.
MVC rival and tournament host
Missouri State finished first, shooting rounds of 302-306-301=909, and was followed by UMKC with rounds of 304-309-314=926.
As a team Creighton shot
rounds of 332-330-332=994.
Celeste Gassman finished
first for the Jays. The junior’s rounds of 76-76-73=225 left her in a three way
tie for first with Missouri State’s Hermine Greyling and Indiana State’s McCall
Christopher. This is the highest finish of Gassman’s career. Greyling won a
sudden death playoff on the first hole to take individual honors.
Katie Morel was the
second best golfer on the day for the Jays. The freshman shot rounds of
83-82-85=250 which was good for a tie for 43rd. Fellow freshman Rachel
Thompson finished in a tie for 51st with rounds of
Freshman Mary Cathryn
Rau (89-88-87=264) and sophomore Emily Allison (89-90-92=271) also had strong
showings for the Jays.
This was the last
competition for the Jays this fall. They will return to the links in the