Women's Golf Finishes 2nd at NSU

Arkansas Tech University’s women’s golf team finished second in the 14th annual Northeastern State University Classic at Cherry Springs Golf Club in Tahlequah, Okla., on Sept. 17-18.

The Golden Suns posted a 36-hole team score of 621 to finish as runner-up among a 13-team field.

Tournament host Northeastern State won the event with a 36-hole total of 605.

Arkansas Tech’s Emelie Alpe and Rebecka Surtevall both finished in the top 10 of the individual standings.

Alpe shot 75-76 for a 151 total and sole possession of fifth place. Surtevall returned scores of 77 and 75. Her 152 total was good for a share of sixth place.

Megan Jeffery (12th, 78-78-156), Taylor Kline (T-38th, 89-76-165) and Niki Possage (T-45th, 86-83-169) also contributed to the Golden Suns’ team score.

Arkansas Tech’s Megan Kelley (T-52nd, 82-91-173) competed as an individual.

Harding University’s Brittany Marquez won the individual title by four strokes. She had rounds of 71 and 72 for a 1-under par total of 143.

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