Bailey and Warrick's top-10 finishes lead Northern Illinois to seventh at Bronco Invite

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April 14, 2003

WOMEN'S COLLEGIATE GOLF---Northern Illinois University at Bronco Invitational / at Portage, MI / The Moors Golf Club / Course Information: Par---73 / Yardage---5,954 / 36-Hole Event / Sunday-Monday / April 14, 2003.

BRONCO INVITATIONAL / at Portage, MI / The Moors Golf Club
FINAL TEAM STANDINGS:
1 Western Michigan 314 311 -- 625
2 Grand Valley State 324 332 -- 656
3 Cincinnati 327 332 -- 659
4 Bowling Green State 330 330 -- 660
5 Ball State 342 320 -- 662
6 Ferris State 328 335 -- 663
7 Northern Illinois 336 334 -- 670
Indianapolis 338 332 -- 670
9 Oakland 358 339 -- 697
10 Chicago State 430 405 -- 705

FINAL INDIVIDUAL LEADERS:
1 Erica Bieniek (WMU) 75 75 -- 150
2 Jenna Walter (WMU) 78 76 -- 154
Shelley Binzel (BGSU) 74 80 -- 154
4 Kathryn Bobbie (FSU) 79 76 -- 155
Allison Couch (UC) 75 80 -- 155
6 Ali Meyer (BSU) 82 75 -- 157
7 Melissa Sneller (GVSU) 79 81 -- 160
Megan Dunigan (WMU) 77 83 -- 160
9 Jackie Bailey (NIU) 79 82 -- 161
10 Janelle Warrick (NIU) 84 79 -- 163
Stephanie Donkin (WMU) 85 78 -- 163
Emily Hassen (BGSU) 84 79 -- 163
Caitlan Carr (WMU) 81 82 -- 163

OTHER HUSKIE SCORECARDS:
T40 Irish Whalen 87 86 -- 173
T42 Ally Williams 86 90 -- 176
T48 Jamie Carney 91 87 -- 178

 

BAILEY AND WARRICK'S TOP-10 FINISHES LEAD NORTHERN ILLINOIS TO SEVENTH AT BRONCO INVITE
PORTAGE, MI -- The Northern Illinois University women's golf team began the spring half of the schedule looking to rebuild, with only two upperclassmen to lead the squad. The Huskies seem to be working towards that goal after carding a 670 (336-334) and picking up a seventh-place finish at the Western Michigan Bronco Invitational.

Freshman Jackie Bailey (Decatur / Warrensburg-Latham) led the Huskies, tallying a 161 (79-82), to finish in ninth place. Bailey's ninth place finish is the first time she has finished in the top-10 in her young career. Janelle Warrick (Neenah, WI) continued her final season with the Huskies by posting a 163 (84-79) to finish directly behind Bailey in a tie for tenth.

Junior Irish Whalen (Hanover / River Ridge) played two consistent rounds, carding a 173 (87-86) in the 36-hole event. Ally Williams (Hoffman Estates / Palatine Fremd) continued her inaugural campaign with the Huskies shooting a 176 (86-90). Freshman Jamie Carney (Rolling Meadows), playing in only her third event of the year, shaved four strokes off her first round to finish at 178 (91-87).

Western Michigan University did not play the gracious host, as they bested Grand Valley State by 31 strokes for the team title. The Broncos also dominated the individual leaderboard, putting five players in the top-13. Erica Bieniek led the way, earning medalist honors with a 150 (75-75) besting her teammate Jenna Walter and Bowling Green State University's Shelley Binzel by four strokes.

The Huskies will take a week off before closing out the season at the Mid-American Conference Golf Championships April 25-27. The league summit will be held at the Walden Ponds Golf Course in Indian Springs, OH.

-Copy by Matthew Baylor

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