Monday, April 28, 2014

Marsaglia leads UIS to fifth in GLVC women's golf

Casara Marsaglia shot a season-best, 3-over-par 75 on Sunday to tie for fifth individually and lead the University of Illinois Springfield to a fifth-place finish in the Great Lakes Valley Conference Women’s Golf Championship at Annbriar Golf Course.

Marsaglia, a Virden High School graduate who’s a graduate student at UIS, finished with a two-day total of 11-over-par 155. The finish earned her a spot on the 11-player All-GLVC Team, which was led by tourney champion Anastasia Carter of Southern Indiana. Carter finished at 1-over 145.

The Prairie Stars had a 323 total on Sunday, giving them a fifth-place two-day score of 649. Indianapolis won its third straight team championship, posting a 618 for a nine-shot win over Southern Indiana.

UIS senior Caitlin Osborn shot an 83 Sunday for a 163 total, tying for 19th place. Teammate Becca Ramirez, a Springfield High graduate, had an 81 Sunday for a 165 and tie for 26th. The Stars’ Jocelyn Matsen, a Rochester High graduate, had an 84 Sunday and tied for 29th.

The story was featured by The State Journal-Register on April 28, 2014.

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