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Kim Nelson shot a 74 (+2) on the second day to jump 18 spots on the leaderboard. Nelson finished tied for 8th.
Women's Golf - Sun, Sep. 24, 2017

Storm Lake, Iowa –Grand View University women's golf team traveled to the Lake Creek Country Club on Friday and Saturday, September 22nd-23rd to compete in the Buena Vista Fall Invite. The Vikings finished in 3rd-place out of the 16 participating teams after a strong second day showing.

Grand View decreased its stroke count by 27 between the first and second day of competition. The Vikings started the second day in 6th-place but jumped up three spots by the end of the final round.

Grand View was once again headed by Maria Mantilla on the leaderboard. Mantilla (5), who just came off a win at the Graceland Invitational, carded a 160 (83-77). It was Kim Anak Nelson (T8), however, that made the biggest leap for the Vikings. After starting the second day tied for 26th- place, Nelson shot a +2 and catapulted herself into the top-10.  

The field was composed of a mixture of NAIA, NCAA Division III, and NJCCA schools in the Midwest. Jaime Bellingham of Des Moines Area Community College took the top spot while. It was Briar Cliff University, however, who took sat on top of the team leaderboard at the end of the first and second day of competition.

           Team Scores                                         

Place                                              Score                             

1    Briar Cliff University                   (327-319) = 646               

2    Iowa Western CC                       (331-318) = 649

3    Grand View University              (355-328) = 683

4    Mount Marty College                 (350-349) = 699               

5    Briar Cliff University (B)             (363-348) = 711

6    Dakota Wesleyan University       (348-365) = 713

7    Des Moines Area CC                 (354-361) = 715               

8    Midland University                     (363-356) = 719

9    William Penn University (B)        (368-354) = 722

10   Simpson College                       (370-354) = 724

11   Nebraska Wesleyan University   (363-362) = 725

12   College of St. Mary – NE           (357-370) = 727

13   Dordt College                           (356-375) = 731      

14   Buena Vista University               (385-381) = 766

15   Iowa Lakes CC                          (410-397) = 807

16   Coe College                              (450-433) = 883

 

      Grand View Individual Scores

Place                                              Score

5       Maria Mantilla                         (83-77) = 160

T8      Kim Anak Nelson                    (89-74) = 163

T29    Taylor Christianson                 (92-86) = 178

T42    Emily Wagner                         (91-91) = 182

T59    Alexis Owen                           (96-96) = 192

T59    Kenzie Nossaman                   (102-90) = 192

 

      Top Scoring Individuals

Place                                  School                               Score

1       Jaime Bellingham       Des Moines Area CC           (74-78) = 152

T2      Taylor Minger             Briar Cliff University             (78-75) = 153

T2      Lisa Lied                    Iowa Western CC                 (75-78) = 153

 

The women's team will next compete in the Bellevue Invitational at The Pines Country Club in Valley, Nebraska starting on October 2nd. Check back with gvvikings.com for a complete recap and follow the Vikings on social media (@VikingAthletics) for tournament updates.

 
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