Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Women's Golf - UIS' Matsen gets record-setting win in golf event

University of Illinois Springfield senior Jocelyn Matsen set a women's school record for lowest 36-hole score as she won the Maryville Fall Invitational on Sunday at Annbriar Golf Club.

Matsen, a Rochester High School graduate, opened with a 2-under-par 70 on Saturday and followed with a 73 on Sunday.

Her 1-under 143 total broke the UIS record by three strokes.

Matsen, who finished five strokes ahead of Southern Indiana's Taylor Howerton, gained her first career victory for the Prairie Stars.

UIS finished third in the team standings with a 622, just two shots behind first-place Southern Indiana and one behind runner-up Lindenwood.

This story appeared in The State Journal-Register on October 10, 2016.

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