Purdue Fort Wayne’s Mens Golf Team Finishes Second In Jewell Invitational

By Gavin Greer

Purdue Fort Wayne men’s golf team finished second in the two day Jewell Invitational. The invitational started on Monday and ran till this afternoon.

PFW’s Kasey Lilly finished tied for third 3rd in the 84 player field. This was Lilly’s first top-five finish of the season.

He shot 68 in the first round, 75 in the second round and 67 in the third round for a total score of 210. This tied his best score for the year.

The Mastodons had two more players finish in the top 25 as Burke Pitz finished 9th and Hunter Mefford finished tied for 17th.

In his second top-10 of his career, Pitz shot 76 in round one, 68 in round two and 70 in round three for a total score of 214.

Mefford shot 76 in round one, 73 in round two and 68 in round three for a total score of 217.

Jadden Ousley golfed as an individual and finished tied for 14th in the event.

Northern Kentucky won the invitational with a team score of 564. Their top player was Evan Stewart who tied with Lilly for 3rd.

The top golfer in the event was Ballard Harris from Bellarmine.

Purdue Fort Wayne Women’s Golf Team Finishes 5th in the Bright’s Creek Women’s Invite.

By Gavin Greer

This weekend Purdue Fort Wayne women’s golf team competed in Bright’s Creek Women’s Invite. The team ended the event 5th out of six schools. This event ran from Saturday to this afternoon.

The Mastodons had two golfers finish in the top 15 of the 35-player field. Arny Dagsdottir finished 11th in the event and Anna Olfsdottir finished 14th.

Dagsdottir shot 79 in round one, 80 in round two and 82 in round three for a total score of 241.

Olafsdottir shot 83 in round one, 80 in round two and 82 in round three for a total score of 245.

Three other Mastodons took part in the tournament. Laura Caetano finished 21st in the event, Luiza Caetano finished tied for 23rd and Natalie Papa finished tied for 29th.

As a team PFW finished with 985 points.

The invite was won by Presbyterian College who finished with a score of 946. Their top golfer was Sarah Boteler who finished second in the event. She shot 228 in the invite.

The invite’s top golfer was Gardner-Webb’s Neza Siftar who shot a 221 total.

The Mastodons next time out will be Mar. 13 in Orlando, Florida where they will take part in the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational.