Campos Has Best Score by a Beacon on Final Day at Loyola
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Campos Has Best Score by a Beacon on Final Day at Loyola

The Valparaiso University women’s golf team finished out the Loyola Parkinson Family Invitational on Tuesday, the second and final day of a 12-team, 80-player tournament hosted by the Ramblers at the par-72, 6041-yard Merit Club in Libertyville, Ill. Freshman Bella Campos (Honolulu, Hawaii / IMG Academy) led the team in Tuesday’s round.

How It Happened

  • Golfing as an individual, Campos stroked a 79 in Tuesday’s round, finishing out the event with a 252, tied for 65th. She had the best score by a Beacon on Tuesday.
  • The best score by a member of the Valpo lineup came from sophomore Taylor Skibinski (Michigan City, Ind. / Michigan City), who golfed an 80, nine strokes better than her performance in each of Monday’s rounds.
  • The team’s top performer for the tournament was Madison Keil (LaGrange, Ind. / Lakeland), who finished the week with an 81 on Tuesday to bring her three-round total to 239, tied for 33rd.
  • Valpo had its best team score of the tournament in Tuesday’s round, posting a 327 to finish the event at 990. North Dakota State took the team title at 914, while Pusanisa Ekkantrong of California Baptist was the individual medalist with a 222.

Inside the Round

  • The 79 by Campos came in the final round of the rookie’s first collegiate tournament.
  • Keil led the team in par-3 scoring average (3.33) and par-5 scoring average (5.08). She totaled 32 pars for the tournament.
  • Valpo had nine birdies for the tournament, led by three from Anna Fay (Ada, Mich. / Forest Hills).

Up Next

Valpo will head to Kettering, Ohio next week for the Dayton Flyer Invitational hosted at NCR CC starting on Monday.