Valparaiso University junior Angie Kim (Schaumburg, Ill./Fremd) closed out the weekend with the second-lowest 54-hole score in Valparaiso history on Sunday. Kim finished tied for fourth place, just five shots off the lead, at the Bucknell Women’s Invitational in Lewisburg, Pa. to lead the Crusaders this weekend.
After shooting a 72 in the second round on Saturday, Kim followed that up with a 77 on Sunday to bring her total to 226, just one shot behind the school record of 225 for a 54-hole event. In relation to par, Kim’s +16 ties her for fifth all-time in relation to par in a 54-hole tournament.
As a team, the Crusaders finished 11th with a total of 978 over the weekend, good for eighth-best in program history in a three-round event. Senior Annie Gaugert (Lake Geneva, Wis./Badger) placed second on the team and tied for 39th overall with a 245. Freshman Madison McCreary (Batesville, Ind./Batesville) placed 52nd individually with a weekend score of 252, while sophomore Katie Willenbrink (Mishawaka, Ind./Penn) tied for 60th with a total of 260. Freshman Kylie Shoemake (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central) rounded out the Crusaders’ team score with an overall score of 267 over the two-day invitational.
Valparaiso will be back in action October 5th and 6th when it travels to Ohio for the Rocket Classic.