Lake Erie Storm Women's Golf Report - Sept. 25
This weekend's tournament:
Clarion Invitational - Saturday, Sept. 26 (12 p.m.)
The Lake Erie Storm women's golf team competed in the Mercyhurst Invitational in Erie, Pa. on Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 19-20), finishing in seventh place out of eight teams in the tournament, shooting an overall 753. Senior Tiffany Stevenson (Atwater, Ohio/Waterloo) was the Storm's top finisher, placing 32nd overall in the tournament with a 184 (97-87). It was Stevenson's best score of the season and tied for the lowest score posted by any Lake Erie player in 2009. Freshman Megan Lundblad (Mentor, Ohio/Mentor), who finished as the Storm's top performer in its first two tournaments, was second for Lake Erie with a 187 (96-91). Sophomore Stephanie Morgan (Stow, Ohio/Stow-Monroe Falls), sophomore Amanda Blasko (Concord, Ohio/Mentor) and freshman Tiffany LoPresti (Highland Heights, Ohio/Mayfield) finished with their best scores of the season at Mercyhurst. Allegheny took home the team trophy, posting a 621 score, 41 strokes better than Gannon.
The Storm will head back to Pennsylvania on Saturday (Sept. 26) for the Clarion Invitational, which begins at 12 p.m. Lake Erie did not compete in Clarion last season.
· The Storm has drastically improved its scores in each of its three tournaments this season. At the Bulldog Invitational hosted by Ferris State University, the Storm finished with an 891. The next week at the Walsh Fall Classic, Lake Erie finished with an 827. The women followed that with last weekend's 753 at the Mercyhurst Invitational.
· Lake Erie has posted lower team scores on the second day of each tournament this season.
· Lundblad had the Storm's top individual finish this season when she tied for 25th at the Walsh Fall Invitational at Sanctuary Golf Club in Canton Sept. 14-15.