Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Ramirez, UIS capture golf titles

Becca Ramirez took medalist honors Sunday and led the University of Illinois Springfield to the title of the Dan Salisbury Memorial Collegiate Invitational at The Rail Golf Course.

UIS finished 30 strokes ahead of the next closest team, Ashford, which finished with a 36-hole team score of 675.

Ramirez, a Springfield High School graduate, shot a final-round 75 to finish at 12-over-par 156. Freshman Jocelyn Matsen of Rochester was one stroke behind Ramirez with a 157. Graduate student Casara Marsaglia of Thayer rounded out the top five finishers, placing fourth with a 79-86—165 total.

UIS senior Caitlin Osborn tied for 11th with 85-85—170, including 18 pars. Freshman Jessica Lieber tied for 13th with a total of 85-86—171.

The tournament was featured by The State Journal-Register on October 8, 2013.

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