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Clan Wins Second Title, Entenman Takes SMU Invitational
Taylor Entenman became the second women's golfer in Northwest Nazarene history to earn medalist honors.
Taylor Entenman became the second women's golfer in Northwest Nazarene history to earn medalist honors.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. – All six GNAC women’s golf teams were in action on Monday and Tuesday at the Concordia Invitational in Portland, Oregon. Northwest Nazarene and Saint Martin’s also competed at the Saint Martin’s Invitational last week in Olympia, Washington.

Simon Fraser took home a team title for the second time this fall at the Concordia Invitational, finishing in first place with a score of 607. The Clan placed all four of its scoring players in the top-10 and finished 10 strokes ahead of second-place Western Washington.

Senior Jaya Rampuri led the Clan with a score of 7-over-par 151 to finish tied for fourth place with Western Washington’s Lacy Overstreet. Freshman Claire Lovan finished a stroke behind with a score of 8-over-par 152 to finish tied for sixth.

Concordia senior Cammie Decker won the tournament, finishing with a score of 5-over-par 149. She was tied with Dominican’s Claire Shubin but won on the second hole of a playoff to earn medalist honors. Freshman Jae Eun Park helped to carry the Cavs with a score of 6-over-par 150 to finish in third place. Concordia finished in third in the team standings.

Northwest Nazarene Sophomore Taylor Entenman earned medalist honors at the Saint Martin’s Invitational, winning the tournament with a score of 161, two strokes ahead of Saint Martin’s Kathryn Crimp. Entenman led the Nighthawks to their first team victory since 2015 and became just the second Northwest Nazarene women’s golfer ever to win a tournament.

LAST WEEK’S TOURNAMENTS
Saint Martin’s Invitational (Oct. 4-5 at the Olympia Golf and Country Club, Olympia, Wash.): Team
- 1, Northwest Nazarene, 663. 2, Saint Martin’s, 687. Individuals - 1, Taylor Entenman, Northwest Nazarene, 161. 2, Kathryn Crimp, Saint Martin’s, 163. 3, Hannah Holloway, Northwest Nazarene, 164. 5, Ragan McGilvery, Northwest Nazarene, 168. 6, Trinity McCarthy, Northwest Nazarene, 170.

Concordia Invitational (Oct. 7-8 at the Riverside Country Club, Portland, Ore.): Team - 1, Simon Fraser, 607. 2, Western Washington, 617. 3, Concordia, 618. 5, Northwest Nazarene, 629. 7, Montana State Billings, 652. 9, Saint Martin’s, 678. Individuals - 1, Cammie Decker, Concordia, 149. 3, Jae Park, Concordia, 150. T4, Lacy Overstreet, Western Washington, 151. T4, Jaya Rampuri, Simon Fraser, 151. T6, Megan Billeter, Western Washington, 152. T6, Claire Lovan, Simon Fraser, 152.

AROUND THE GNAC
CONCORDIA
• Concordia finished in third place in the team standings at its own Concordia Invitational with a team score of 618, just one stroke behind second-place Western Washington. The Cavs placed three players in the top-20.

• Senior Cammie Decker won the Concordia Invitational with a score of 5-over-par 149. Decker was tied with Dominican’s Claire Shubin but won on the second hole of a playoff to earn medalist honors.

• Freshman Jae Eun Park had a strong outing, finishing in third with a score of 6-over-par 150.

• Junior Kendall Freeman also impressed for the Cavs, finishing in 18th place with a score of 157.

• Up next, the Cavs will compete at the Dennis Rose Intercollegiate hosted by Hawaii Hilo in Waikoloa, Hawaii. The tournament will run from Oct. 28-30.

MONTANA STATE BILLINGS
• Montana State Billings finished in seventh place at the Concordia Invitational with a score of 652.

• Sophomore Kinsey Irvin was the top individual performer for the Yellowjackets, finishing tied for 19th place with a score of 158. Junior Renae Heisler finished three strokes back of Irvin to tie for 24th place with a score of 161.

• Up next, the Yellowjackets will conclude their fall season against Rocky Mountain at the Leslie Spalding Cup in Billings, Montana. The first round will be held at the Lake Hills Golf Club while the second round will be at the Peter Yegen Golf Course. The tournament will run from Oct. 19-20.

NORTHWEST NAZARENE
• Northwest Nazarene won the team title at the Saint Martin’s Invitational with a score of 663, 24 strokes ahead of second-place and host Saint Martin’s. The Nighthawks followed that with a fifth-place finish at the Concordia Invitational with a score of 629.

• All four scoring players for the Nighthawks placed in the top-10 at the Saint Martin’s Invitational.

• Sophomore Taylor Entenman won the Saint Martin’s Invitational with a score of 161, two strokes ahead of Kathryn Crimp of Saint Martin’s. Entenman led the Nighthawks to their first team victory since 2015 and became just the second Northwest Nazarene women’s golfer ever to win a tournament. She was named the GNAC Women’s Golf Co-Player of the Week.

• Junior Hannah Holloway helped to lead the Nighthawks with a score of 164 to finish in third place at the Saint Martin’s Invitational. Juniors Ragan McGilvery (168) and Trinity McCarthy (170) finished back-to-back in fifth and sixth place, respectively, to round out the Northwest Nazarene scorers.

• Entenman was the top individual performer for the Nighthawks at the Concordia Invitational, finishing tied for 11th place with a score of 10-over-par 154. Holloway also impressed with a score of 156 to tie for 16th.

• Up next, the Nighthawks will compete in a dual match with The College of Idaho in Caldwell, Idaho. The match will take place on Saturday.

SAINT MARTIN’S
• Saint Martin’s finished in second place at its own Saint Martin’s Invitational with a score of 687 and then followed with a ninth-place finish at the Concordia Invitational with a score of 678. The Saints placed all four scoring players in the top-10 at the Saint Martin’s Invitational.

Kathryn Crimp led the Saints at the Saint Martin’s Invitational, finishing in second place with a score of 163, just two strokes behind medalist Taylor Entenman of Northwest Nazarene.

• Senior Madie Prigge and sophomore Katherine Swor also impressed at the Saint Martin’s Invitational, finishing tied for eighth with scores of 175.

• Crimp had the best individual performance for the Saints at the Concordia Invitational, finishing tied for 11th place with a score of 10-over-par 154.

• Up next, the Saints will compete at the Sonoma State Fall Invitational in Rohnert Park, California. The tournament will run from Oct. 14-15.

SIMON FRASER
• Simon Fraser won its second tournament of the fall season at the Concordia Invitational, finishing in first place with a score of 607, 10 strokes ahead of second-place Western Washington. The Clan placed all four of its scoring players in the top-10.

• Senior Jaya Rampuri led the Clan with a score of 7-over-par 151 to finish tied for fourth place. Freshman Claire Lovan finished a stroke behind Rampuri with a score of 8-over-par 152 to finish tied for sixth.

• Freshman Frida Ehnebom and senior Emily Leung tied for eighth place with scores of 9-over-par 153 to round out the Clan’s scoring players.

• Junior Estee Leung just missed the top-10, but still impressed, finishing tied for 11th with a score of 10-over-par 154.

• Up next, the Clan will compete at the Division II West Region Preview in Carlsbad, California. The tournament will run from Oct. 21-22.

WESTERN WASHINGTON
• Western Washington finished in second place at the Concordia Invitational, finishing with a team score of 617, just one stroke ahead of third-place and host Concordia.

• Senior Lacy Overstreet led the way for the Vikings, finishing tied for fourth place with a score of 7-over-par 151.

• Junior Megan Billeter finished a stroke behind Overstreet, finishing in a tie for sixth with a score of 8-over-par 152.

• Up next, the Vikings will compete at the Division II West Region Preview in Carlsbad, California from Oct. 21-22.

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