Dordt College News

Women's Golf Opens Season At Yankton

August 27, 2014

Meet… The Defenders will compete in the Lancer Invite at Hillcrest in Yankton, South Dakota on Friday, August 28. The meet was scheduled for Thursday and Friday but Thursday's play was cancelled due to predicted rain.  This will be the first time the Defender women have been on the Hillcrest course.

Participants… Dordt, Morningside, Briar Cliff, Dakota Wesleyan, Hastings and Mount Marty will all send competitors to the early season, two-day event.

Last Time Out… The Dordt College Defender women’s golf team finished the 2013-14 season with an 11th place finish in GPAC #4 golfed at Fox Run Golf Course in Yankton, South Dakota. The event, hosted by Mount Marty, marked the conclusion of the GPAC event that spanned the 2013-14 school year. Dordt totaled a 396 on a day where Dakota Wesleyan won the event with a 317 and earned a national meet berth by capturing the overall crown by 59 strokes over its nearest competitor.

The Defenders were led by Renae Visser’s 82 and she was tied for tenth for the day. Kim Brumfield scored a 93 on the par 72, 5,802 yard course. Kristin Stoffels and Bekah Benson had a 106 and 115 respectively.

Lauren Fitts from Dakota Wesleyan and Northwestern’s Taylor Malenke each scored a 77 for medalist honors.

Dakota Wesleyan had a 1,308 score over the four round event to win it and Northwestern was second with a score of 1,367.

Fitts also won the individual title for the four round event with a 318 and Chelsea Burback had a 324. Dordt’s best finisher was Renae Visser with a 341 and she was eighth overall. Kim Brumfield had a 375 and was 26th overall.

At This Event…Mount Marty hosted a women’s golf invite in April 2014 and the Dordt Defender women's golf team finished 7th at the Mount Marty Spring Invite at Fox Run Golf Course in Yankton, South Dakota.

Dordt totaled a 390 which was three strokes out Concordia's 6th place score and Morningside had a 375 for 5th.

Northwestern won the event with a 355 and Mount Marty was second with 368. Logan Wagner shot an 84 to claim medalist honors for the hosts on the par-72, 5,802 yard course.

Renae Visser led the Defenders with an 88 for sixth place and Kimbery Brumfield had a 95 and tied for 16th in the 58 golfer field. Raeanne De Rouse and Kristin Stoffels had a 103 and 104 respectively for the Defenders.

The Lineup… Dordt’s roster will include several returners from the 2013-14 season.  Renae Visser competed in 13 rounds and finished with an 85.8 scoring average.  Kim Brumfield’s averaged in 13 rounds of play was 92.6 and Kristin Stoffels flirted with 100 all season and finished with a 100.6 average in 11 rounds played.  Raeann De Rousse also returns after posting a 101.6 average in eight rounds of action.

After This… Dordt will host an invite on Monday, September 8 at The Ridge in Sioux Center, Iowa.

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