Northwestern women's golf finishes second, Dixon takes home title

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Northwestern women's golf finishes second, Dixon takes home title

Brooke Carvelle during the MACU InviteOKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (9-15-11) - The Northwestern Oklahoma State University women’s golf team came away with second at the Mid-America Christian Invitational, finishing 36 strokes behind champion Rogers State.

The Lady Rangers opened their first day of play with a 331, only nine shots back of Rogers State after the first day. The second day was tougher on the Lady Rangers as they shot a 338. On a brighter note though, Amanda Dixon did finish first in the tournament overall.

Amanda Dixon led the way for Northwestern with a pair of rounds in the 70’s, shooting 74-77 —151. This was her first win of the 2011-12 season.

Stephanie Martin had a top 5 finish overall as well with an 84-80—164. Lindel Godfrey cracked the top ten finishing 9th overall with an 86-92—178. Brooke Carvell was right behind Godfrey in a tie for 10th place with a 91-89 —180.

Jacey Ford rounded out the scoring for Northwestern team with an 87-93 —180 tying her with Carvell and Haley Sweigart of Central Baptist for 10th place. Kayla Peters played as an individual for Northwestern, finishing with a 113-105—218, good for 14th place.

The Lady Rangers are off for two weeks before returning to action. Northwestern is set to tee it up in the Oklahoma Baptist Invitational on October 12-13 at the Shawnee Country Club.