Voigt’s second-place finish leads Valparaiso at HL Women’s Golf Championship
Kelly Voigt finished second at the Horizon League Women's Golf Championship.
Kelly Voigt finished second at the Horizon League Women's Golf Championship.

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Valparaiso junior Kelly Voigt (Palatine, Ill./Fremd) finished came in second place individually, and junior Michelle Kleckner (New Brighton, Minn./Irondale) joined Voigt in the top-10 to help the Crusaders finish fourth at the Horizon League Women’s Golf Championship at the Mission Inn Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.

The Crusaders finished with a three-day team score of 950. Detroit claimed the team title, and Youngstown State’s Allison Mitzel won the individual championship.

Voigt, who carded a final round 79 on Sunday, finished with a 54-hole total of 228. By finishing in the top-seven, Voigt was named to the all-tournament team.

Kleckner recorded her best round of the tournament by shooting a 77 in the final round. She made three birdies in the round, including two on the front nine. She finished 10th with a total of 238.

Junior Brianna Davy (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central) finished tied for 13th with a 54-hole total of 242.

Junior Erika Pfaender (Pewaukee, Wis./Arrowhead) ended up in a tie for 21st with a total of 245.

Sophomore A.J. Selig, who recorded a final round score of 80, finished in a tie for 28th with score of 252.

The Crusaders won finished first or second in three tournaments in the 2012-13 season, and Valparaiso’s fourth-place finish as a team represents the squad’s best finish at the Horizon League Championship in program history.