Valpo Women Finish Season Seventh at Horizon League Championships
Michelle Kleckner led Valpo in Sunday's final round.
Valpo Women Finish Season Seventh at Horizon League Championships
Sunday, April 29, 2012

Valparaiso University’s women’s golf team wrapped up its 2011-2012 season on Sunday morning with a seventh place finish at the Horizon League Golf Championships held at the Mission Inn and Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.

The Crusaders shot a final round 350 to finish at 1058 for the tournament, 13 shots ahead of eighth p lace UIC.  Butler won the team title at 984, a 25-shot victory over Detroit and Loyola (Chicago).  Cleveland State was fourth (1015) while Youngstown State placed fifth with a total of 1024.  Green Bay was sixth, 20 strokes ahead of Valpo.

Michelle Kleckner (New Brighton, Minn./Irondale H.S.) led Valpo with a final round 84  on the 5,877-yard, par-73 layout.  The sophomore finished 17th overall at 257 for the 54-hole event.

Kelly Voigt (Palatine, Ill./Fremd H.S.) and Jessica O’Brien (Chesterton,  Ind./Chesterton H.S.) both carded rounds of 85 on Sunday.  Voigt finished at 261, second in the Crusader lineup, while O’Brien posted 276 for the weekend.

Brianna Davy (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) shot 96 in her final round to finish the tournament at 264.

Detroit’s Lindsey Lammers won the individual title in a one hole playoff against Loyola’s Ann Vrdolak.  Both players finished regulation at 238.