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April 16, 2009

2008-2009 Season - Gahn places second at Augustana Women's Golf Invitational

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Senior Rachel Gahn (Edina HS, Edina, Minn.) fired an 84 to place second individually at the Augustana Invitational on Thursday, April 16 at Emeis Golf Course in Davenport, Iowa. Gahn had a 41 on the front nine and a 43 on the back nine as she finished just one stroke behind the winner. Kelly Jansen of St. Ambrose won the individual title with an 83 (43-40).

Gahn’s individual heroics helped lift the Vikings to a second place finish in the team standings. St. Ambrose won with a 344 while Augustana was the runner-up with a score of 368. Wisconsin-Whitewater took third at 381 with Loras placing fourth with 402 and Knox was fifth at 435.

Heather Arizpe (Conant HS, Schaumburg, Ill.) finished fourth with an 86 (44-42) to help the Vikings cause. Brittany Carr (Lincoln Way East HS, Frankfort, Ill.) scored a 93 (47-46) and was 12th while Katie Mascheri (Hersey HS, Mt. Prospect, Ill.) had a 105 (52-53) and was tied for 24th. Shasta Ketchum (Danville HS, Danville, Iowa) rounded out the Augustana team with a score of 111 (55-56).