Vikings Conclude Play At W & M Invitational

Vikings Conclude Play At W & M Invitational

March 25, 2007

Contact: Alan Ashby

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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Western Michigan held off a hard-charging Methodist to win the William & Mary Invitational by two strokes. Meanwhile, Cleveland State finished 18th at the par 72, 6,030-yard Marsh Hawk course at Fords Colony.

The Broncos finished first at 617, while Methodist shot a tournament-low 293 on Sunday to nearly rally from 16 shots down. Winthrop was third at 624, while the Vikings turned in a 694.

Western Michigan's Laura Bavaird shot a 74 to finish at 146, outdistancing Methodist's Charlotte Williams and Winthrop's Sara Hester by two strokes. Mallory Wyderka was CSU's top finisher, posting a 162 to finish in a tie for 34th.

"We just couldn't get anything going today," CSU head coach Brian Varsey said. "We just need to keep working hard and focus on getting better every week."

The Vikings return to action on April 1-2 at the Georgetown Hoya Invitational at Raspberry Falls GC in Leesburg, Va.

Team Leaders
1. Western Michigan 617
2. Methodist 619
3. Winthrop 624
18. Cleveland State 694

Individual Leaders
1. Laura Bavaird, Western Michigan 146
2. Charlotte Williams, Methodist 150
2. Sara Hester, Winthrop 150

Cleveland State Individuals
T34. Mallory Wyderka 162
T75. Katie Broere 173
T81. Amanda Glatfelter 175
93. Ashley Davidson 184
96. Kim Dulski 200