Women’s Golf Closes Out Flyer Intercollegiate
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Women’s Golf Closes Out Flyer Intercollegiate
Cailey Rooker turned in a top-20 finish this week.

The Valparaiso University women’s golf team rounded out its first event of the season on Tuesday at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club in Lemont, Ill. Freshman Roslyn Leitner (Dundee, Ill. / Harry Jacobs) finished tied for third on the individual leaderboard.

How It Happened

  • After leading the event with a team-best 75 in Monday’s first round, Leitner stroked an 84 on Tuesday. Her 36-hole score of 159 allowed her to tie for third. She golfed as an individual and did not count toward the team scoring.
  • Fellow freshman Allison Yohanan (DeKalb, Ill. / DeKalb) made a 15-stroke improvement from her first collegiate round, posting an 85 on Tuesday. Sophomore Maddison Murphy (Bloomington, Ill. / University) also bettered her opening-round score, golfing an 85 in Round 2.
  • Among those competing as part of the team scoring, sophomore Cailey Rooker (St. Joseph, Mich. / St. Joseph) and junior Payton Hodson (Middleton, Wis. / Middleton) led the team at 170, tied for 17th overall.
  • Valpo finished with a 36-hole team score of 682 (340-342), placing fifth of nine in the team standings. Southern Indiana won the event with a 650, led by medalist Grace Davis at 156 (82-74).

Up Next

Valpo will host its first home event of 2020-2021 in any sport on Wednesday, as Valpo takes on Grace College in a dual match. Tee times begin at noon at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton.