The Valparaiso University women’s golf team completed the first year of Jill McCoy’s head coaching tenure on Tuesday with the third and final round of the Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Golf Championship. The event was hosted by Valpo as the 10 conference teams played 54 holes this week at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton.
The first Missouri Valley Conference Championship hosted by Valparaiso University in any sport began on Monday as the conference’s 10 women’s golf programs completed the first two rounds of the 2019 Championship at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton. The first round was slated to occur on Sunday, but was pushed back due to inclement weather. The course recovered nicely from Sunday’s rain and snow, and the temperature was 40 degrees as the morning round teed off and reached the mid-50s by the afternoon hours.
Valparaiso University and the Missouri Valley Conference have announced the postponement of Round 1 of the MVC Women’s Golf Championship, which was scheduled for Sunday at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton.
It will be a special week for Valparaiso Athletics as the University will host its first Missouri Valley Conference Championship event in any sport as The Valley’s 10 women’s golf teams compete for an automatic NCAA Regional berth.
The Valparaiso University women’s golf team completed its final tune-up prior to hosting the Missouri Valley Conference Championship on Monday with the final round of the Indiana State Spring Invite. Freshman Payton Hodson (Middleton, Wis. / Middleton) led her team in Monday’s round.
The Valparaiso University women’s golf team completed the first 18 holes of the Indiana State Spring Invite on Sunday in Terre Haute. This marks the team’s final event prior to the Missouri Valley Conference Championship, which Valpo will host next week. The team turned in its best round of the season on Sunday.
Valparaiso University head women’s golf coach Jill McCoy has announced the addition of a pair of incoming freshmen for the 2019-2020 academic and athletic year. Kelsey Eichenauer (North Manchester, Ind. / Manchester) and Maddison Murphy (Bloomington, Ill. / University) have both signed to continue their golf careers with Valpo’s program.
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s golf teams were slated to compete in the Bradley Spring Classic hosted at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill. this weekend. Wet course conditions and rain in the forecast have forced the cancellation of the tournament.
Kylie Shoemake (Schererville, Ind. / Lake Central) and Kayla Krueger (Spring Lake, Mich. / Spring Lake) had the top two performances from members of the Valparaiso University women’s golf team for the second consecutive day on Monday. Shoemake carded an 81 to pace the team with Krueger one stroke behind in the second and final round of the Saluki Invite hosted by Southern Illinois at Hickory Ridge in Carbondale.