SignUp
Freshman Dani DelGreco turned in a 79 to lead UND in the final round of the Red Rocks Invitational.
Freshmen duo paces squad at Red Rocks Invitational
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Wednesday 03/02/2014 19:50:42 (ET)
by UNDsports.com
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop Files available

Sedona, Ariz. – For the second consecutive day, freshmen Alexis Guggisberg and Dani DelGreco paced the North Dakota women's golf team at its spring-opening tournament in Arizona on Sunday. Guggisberg and DelGreco both carded a 79 in the final round of the Red Rocks Invitational being played just outside of Phoenix at the Oak Creek Country Club.

Guggisberg was the top finisher for UND in the 36-hole event, placing in a tie for 52nd after a two-day total of 160 (+16). DelGreco was one stroke back in a tie for 59th at 161 (+17). All five golfers for head coach Natalie Martinson improved on their scores from Saturday's opening round.

Senior Rachel Oeltjen topped her first-round score by five strokes, while junior Amanda Fairweather and sophomore Madison Gemar shaved four strokes off their opening-round scores.

Xavier ran away with the team title defeating a pair of Big Sky schools, who tied for second, by 14 strokes. Host Northern Arizona turned in a 297 (+9) in the final round to move into a tie with Sacramento State on the final day.

As a team, UND improved its second-round score by 15 total strokes to wind up with a 339 in the final round. The Green and White were among seven Big Sky teams competing in the two-day tournament. 

Top 5 Teams
1.   Xavier (299-289 = 588, +12)
t2.  Sacramento State (301-301 = 602, +26)
      Northern Arizona (305-297 = 602, +26)
4.   Grand Canyon (304-300 = 604, +28)
5.   Cal Poly (307-306 = 613, +37)
18. North Dakota (353-339 = 692, +116)

UND Individuals
t52. Alexis Guggisberg (81-79 = 160, +16)
t58. Dani DelGreco (82-79 = 161, +17)
102. Amanda Fairweather (92-82 = 174, +30)
104. Rachel Oeltjen (98-93 = 191, +41)
105. Madison Gemar (98-94 = 192, +42)

-- UND--

Athletics department closed for Tuesday
The UND Athletics Department is closed on Tuesday due to a power outage at the Hyslop Sports Arena. MORE
Jacobson joins women's basketball staff
GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- University of North Dakota head women's basketball coach Travis Brewster announced the hiring of Jeri Jacobson as the new director of basketball operations Monday. Jacobson... MORE
Legendary coach Dr. Robert May passes away at 87
GRAND FORKS, N.D. The University of North Dakota Athletics Department mourns the passing of UND alum and legendary men's hockey coach Dr. Robert May, who passed away to Pulmonary Fibrosis on... MORE
Popular anthem singer Lindquist retained full-time
GRAND FORKS, N.D. UND Athletics and the Ralph Engelstad Arena are pleased to announce that Mark J. Lindquist has been retained as the full-time national anthem singer at UND men's hockey games... MORE
Thousands invade UND Sports Day at N.D. State Fair
Thousands of fair-goers stopped by the UND Sports Day tent at the North Dakota State Fair on Sunday afternoon. MORE