LINCOLN, Neb. – Oklahoma City University's Jessica Schiele and Elia Folch finished first and second individually at the NAIA Championships to lead OCU to its sixth NAIA women's golf title Friday at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club.
The second-ranked Stars finished with 310-305-305-304–1,224 on the par-72, 5,979-yard course to defeat defending-champion British Columbia by 12 strokes and seventh-ranked Embry-Riddle (Fla.) by 20. OCU tops NAIA women's golf with six national championships.
LINCOLN, Neb. – Oklahoma City University fired a 305 for the second straight day and grabbed a 10-stroke lead after three rounds of the NAIA Championships Thursday at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club.
The Stars, ranked No, 2 in NAIA women's golf, moved to 310-305-305–920 after 54 holes on the par-72, 5,978-yard course and stretched their lead to double digits with one round remaining. No. 4 British Columbia finished the third round 10 shots off the lead and one stroke ahead of No. 5 Lubbock Christian.
LINCOLN, Neb. – Oklahoma City University's Jessica Schiele carded a round-two 68 to surge to the top of the leaderboard at the NAIA Championships at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club.
Schiele propelled the Stars, ranked No. 2 in NAIA women's golf, to a two-day score of 310-305–615 and a tie for the lead with sixth-ranked Cal State San Marcos. No. 5 Lubbock Christian finished the second round two shots back in third place.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sondre Ronold of Oklahoma City University highlighted the Sooner Athletic Conference's NAIA men's golf all-Americans after capturing the individual national championship last week in the NAIA Championships at Creekside Golf Club in Salem, Ore.
The Stars' Anthony Marchesani, James Marchesani and Michael Palmer joined Ronold on the first team as awarded by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Anthony Marchesani also garnered the Phil Mickelson Award as the NAIA's freshman of the year.
James Marchesani, Palmer and Ronold made the first team, while Anthony Marchesani took second-team acclaim as selected by the NAIA-Men's Golf Coaches Association All-America Committee. Niel DuPreez of Lubbock Christian and Darryn Els of Wayland Baptist took second-team honors.