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Gonzaga Women's Golf Finishes Second

March 11, 2006

SEBRING, Fla. - Mary Kate Morgan shot a final-round 71 and Jennifer Swanson a 74 Saturday to help vault Gonzaga University to a second-place finish at the Northern Illinois University Springlake Invitational.

The Bulldogs, sixth after Friday's 18 holes, shot a final-round 294 for a 36-hole total of 600. Gonzaga finished four strokes behind tournament champion Lynn University and edged Barry University by one stroke for second.

Morgan followed an opening-round 75 with here 1-under-par 71 on Saturday to place seventh at 146, seven shots behind medalist Christine Brijalba of Texas State University. Swanson had rounds of 76-74 for a 36-hole total of 150 for a seven-way tie for ninth.

Lacey Jo Manwaring (72), Lauren Phillips (77) and Sarah Sheffield (78) had solid rounds Saturday to help the Bulldogs move into second.

Northern Illinois University
8th Annual Springlake Invitational
Springlake Golf Course - Sebring, FL
Par: 72 - Yardage: 5,850
Team Standings  1. Lynn                    304-292 - 596  2. Gonzaga                 306-294 - 600  3. Nova Southeastern       293-308 - 601  4. Barry                   299-304 - 603  5. Florida Gulf Coast      299-305 - 604  6. Northern Illinois       300-307 - 607  7. Texas State             315-298 - 613  8. Wichita State           309-310 - 619  9. St. John's              317-304 - 621 10. Creighton               318-306 - 624 11. South Dakota State      316-309 - 625 12. Florida Tech            331-313 -  644 13. Evansville              333-312 - 645 14. Old Dominion            324-322 - 646 15. Missouri-Kansas City    326-328 - 654 16. Northern Iowa           328-330 - 658 17. North Dakota State      343-319 - 662 18. Boston University       345-350 - 695

Individual Leaders 1. Christine Brijalba, Texas State 70-69 - 139 2. Lina Bjorklund, Nova Southeastern 70-74 - 144 Johanna Saderstrom, Barry 67-77 - 144 Brittany Berilson, Florida Gulf Coast 68-76 - 144 5. Daniela Jacobelli, Florida Tech 71-74 - 145 Elise Brandt, Lynn 74-71 - 145 7. Mary Kate Morgan, Gonzaga 75-71 - 146 8. Lisa Bailey, Northern Illinois 71-76 - 147 9. RemiJin Camping, Barry 78-72 - 150 Christin Thomson, St. John's 77-73 - 150 Jackie Heslop, Northern Illinois 79-71 - 150 Elisabeth Whitehouse, Lynn 78-72 - 150 Jennifer Swanson, Gonzaga 76-74 - 150 Katy McNicoll, Lynn 78-72 - 150 Nichole Lloyd, Wichita State 75-75 - 150

Other Gonzaga ResultsT21. Lacey Jo Manwaring 80-72 - 152T32. Sarah Sheffield 77-78 - 155T32. Lauren Phillips 78-77 - 155