Creighton Classic Up Next for Leatherneck Women's Golf
Courtesy: Western Illinois Athletics  
Release: Thursday 04/15/2012
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MACOMB, Ill. -  The Western Illinois women's golf team will take part in its final regular season competition, the Creighton Classic in Omaha, Neb. on Monday and Tuesday (April 16-17). Monday's play will begin with 9:30 am tee times off both holes 1 & 10. Tuesday play is slated to begin with a shotgun start beginning at 8:30 am.

Creighton Classic
Host - Creighton Bluejays
Location - Omaha, Neb.
Course - Oak Hills Country Club
Par - 72
Yardage - 6,084
Live Scoring - Golfstat

Course Information:
Oak Hills Country Club offers 18 holes, a full-service clubhouse and tennis and aquatic facilities. The Club has had a long-standing tradition in Omaha since its inception more than 40 years ago. In 2005-2006, the front nine of the golf course underwent a major renovation. The Club’s golf course has a reputation of being one of the most well maintained in the region and the Club is known for it family friendly culture.

Projected Western Illinois Lineup:
1. Ashley Jeffers
2. Kristi Tschudin
3. Alexa Arent
4. Samantha Hainline
5. Jessica Knepp

Nikki Tatham

Tournament Field:
North Dakota
North Dakota State
Northern Iowa
South Dakota
Concordia-St. Paul (Minn.)
SIU Edwardsville
Southern Illinois
Nebraska Omaha
Upper Iowa
South Dakota State
Western Illinois

Last Time Out: The Fighting Leatherneck women's golf team concluded competition in the Hotels at Grand Prairie Invitational in Peoria, Ill. Saturday and finished sixth overall with a team score of 973 (321, 321, 331).

Earning the top spot of the Bradley University hosted event was Northern Iowa after carding a score of 908. Individually, UNI's Brittany Atterbury topped all golfers with a score of 209.

Leading the Leathernecks with a team-best score of 238 was sophomore
Kristi Tschudin who finished tied for 13th overall. The next best score for the Leathernecks was freshman Jessica Knepp who tallied 243 and tied for 24th.

Rounding out the team's score was junior Alexa Arent who finished with a score of 246 and tied for 32nd, freshman Ashley Jeffers who scored a 247 and tied for 34th, and senior Samantha Hainline who recorded a 261 and finished 51st.

Finishing individually for Western was freshman Nikki Tatham who finished tied for 20th with a score of 241.

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