LCSC golf teams place fourth and fifth at regionals
COEUR D’ALENE –
The Lewis-Clark State College men’s and women’s golf
teams failed to pick up any ground in the final round of
the NAIA Region I Tournament and finished in fourth and
fifth place, respectively, on Tuesday.
Both teams will
now be at the mercy of the NAIA raters, who will
determine the final poll and the order of the at-larger
The Warrior men,
who were No. 30 in the NAIA poll under receiving votes
entering the tournament, did finish ahead of No. 19
Concordia in the meet. No. 3-ranked University of
British Columbia won the title with 840 strokes, which
was 24 under par, while No. 8 Victoria was second at
878. Rocky Mountain was third at 891, followed by LCSC
at 902 and Concordia at 907 in the 12-team tournament.
LCSC senior Jeff
Ray fired a 77 on Tuesday to finished the 54-hole event
at 5-over-par 221, which tied him for seventh place
overall. Freshman Chris Kneen had a 75 for 225 total,
while Nik Arrenbrecht had a 73 and finished at 226.
Kneen was 14th overall, while Arrenbrecht tied for
The Warrior women
are in better shape for an at-large berth, based on
being ranked No. 17 heading into the tournament. UBC,
ranked No. 4, won the team title at 936, while Rocky
Mountain, ranked 10th, was second at 106. Concordia,
ranked No. 19, improved its standing, by finishing third
at 981, while Victoria, No. 16, was fourth at 984. LCSC
was fifth at 1,013.
The Warriors, who
had their best round on Tuesday with a 335 total, were
led by seventh-place finisher Juanita Villa. The junior
had her second straight 79 for a 242 total. Teammate
Cortney Shrout was next at 254, while Alana Norris had a
The final NAIA
rankings will come out on Friday.
– British Columbia 936, Rocky Mountain 970, Concordia
981, Victoria 984, LCSC 1013, Carroll 1080, Northwest
Christian College 1165, Corban 1233, Montana
– Kaitlin Troop, UBC, 226.
Juanita Villa 242. T 20, Cortney Shrout 254. T 25, Alana
Norris 258. 27, Samara Kluever 259, T, 28, Sue James
264, 30, Nicole Fisher 267, 32, Jordan Knapp
– British Columbia 840, Victoria 878, Rocky Mountain
891, Lewis-Clark State 902, Concordia 907, Corban 926,
Montana Tech 935, Northwest Christian 948, Westminster
950, Carroll 956, College of Idaho 1017, Great Falls
– Blake Rowe-Sleeman, UBC, 204.
– T 7, Jeff Ray 221. 14, Chris Kneen 225. T 15, Nik
Arrenbrecht 226, 26, Patrick Casabonne 230. T-40, Chris
Jarrett 242 Scott Mooney-withdrew.