April 15, 2010
2009-2010 Season - Berens places 11th at own invitational
Junior Jessica Berens (Schaumburg HS, Schaumburg, Ill.) came through with one of her best finishes of the season to lead the Vikings to a fourth place at the Augustana Invitational on Thursday, April 15. The eight team event was held at Emeis Golf Course in Davenport, Iowa and Berens placed 11th individually with a score of 94.
Playing under windy conditions, Berens had a 41 on the front nine and shot 53 on the back nine for her 94. The individual medal for the meet was shared by teammates Jordan Davis and Brittany Boon of Ashford as both recorded scores of 81.
Ashford easily won the team title with a score of 341 while Wisconsin-Platteville and Wisconsin-Whitewater tied for second at 373. Augustana was fourth with a 390 while Elmhurst took fifth with a 391. Wisconsin-Oshkosh (396), Carl Sandburg (421) and Knox (431) rounded out the field.
Freshman Megan Vandersee (Sterling HS, Sterling, Ill.) placed 16th with a score of 96 (45 + 51) and sophomore Brittany Carr (Lincoln Way East HS, Frankfort, Ill.) took 23rd with a 98 (47 + 51). Katy Mascheri (Hersey HS, Mount Prospect, Ill.) recorded a 102 (52 + 50). Liz Scarlata (Fremd HS, Palatine, Ill.) shot 108 (58 + 50) and Courtney VandeWiele (Rock Island Alleman HS, Rock Island, Ill.) had a 110 (59 + 51).