MSU finishes 10th at NSIC Championships

MORTON, Minn. Minot State finished with its lowest score of the tournament, shooting a 384 in the final round to finish 12th overall at the 2016 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships Sunday at Dacotah Ridge.

The Beavers shot a stroke lower Sunday than they did Saturday to finish the tournament on a high note. MSU finished with a 1,553 over four rounds.

Junior Kayla Barke finished with her third straight 86 to go along with a first-round 88 to end with a 346 overall. Barke tied with Upper Iowa’s Megan Joerger for 26th overall.

Augustana swept both the team and individual honors as the Vikings ended with a 313 Sunday for a 1,245 overall to capture the team title. Kali Trautman moved past third-round leader, teammate Marisa Toivonen for the individual title, carding a 312 for the tournament.

Minot State senior Kayla Palczewski shaved eight strokes off her third-round score, to finish with the lowest round outside of Barke’s four sub-90s, shooting a 92 Sunday to move up to 44 th place overall (391).

Senior Danielle Foster shot a 105 to end with a 393 overall and a tie for 45th place, while junior Samantha Cottingham and freshman Alexandria Bernier rounded out MSU’s five-some in a tie for 51st and 52nd, respectively.

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