Valpo Women Move Up on Day Two
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Valpo Women Move Up on Day Two
Annie Nolan turned in a 91 on Tuesday for the Crusaders. (Ray Acevedo)

Valparaiso’s women’s golf team improved by 11 shots at the PTSIR Golf Performance Classic on Tuesday morning, wrapping up play in ninth place for the 36-hole event played at Lost Marsh Golf Course in Hammond, Ind.


The Crusaders shot 379 in round two to finish the event at 769.

“Improving 11 shots as a team over yesterday’s round shows we are improving as a team,” assistant coach Bryan Bennett said.  “We are looking forward to playing again on Sunday.”

For the second straight day Kathleen Cooper (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) led the way for the Brown and Gold, carding her second 87 for a two round total of 174.  She finished in a tie for 38th overall.

Annie Nolan (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) was Valpo’s second finisher overall at 91 for a tournament score of 180 while Jessica O’Brien (Chesterton, Ind./Chesterton H.S.) carded a 93 on Tuesday to, improving by five strokes over day one to finish at 191 on the 5,910-yard par-72 course.

Sarah Al-Momar (Sylvania, Ohio/Southview H.S.) improved by 30 strokes over her opening round to shoot 108 on Tuesday while Kadie Savoree (Paris, Ill./Paris H.S.) tallied a 121 after posting a 116 on day one.

Valpo has added an 18-hole dual match on Sunday afternoon beginning at 12:30 p.m. against Chicago State at The Course at Aberdeen.