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Women's Golf Returns to Carbondale

Brittney Jostes
Brittney Jostes

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – SIUE women's golf returns to tournament play Sunday and Monday at the Saluki Invitational, hosted by SIU Carbondale, at Hickory Ridge Golf Course.

Hickory Ridge is a course where SIUE saw a lot of success during the 2014-15 season. The Cougars finished second at two tournaments held on the course.

Alison Gorman won SIUE's first Division I title on a three-hole playoff at Hickory Ridge in the fall, earning medalist honors at the inaugural Saluki Shootout. Molly Marcum finished second at the Saluki Invitational last spring.

The course is a par 72 and plays at 6,017 yards.

SIUE is part of a 14-team field which also includes host SIU Carbondale, Austin Peay, Chicago State, Eastern Illinois, , John A Logan, Lindenwood, IPFW, IUPUI, Omaha, Rend Lake, South Dakota, Tennessee State and William Woods.

Play begins with a 9 a.m. start Sunday morning. Teams will play 18 holes Sunday and 18 holes Monday.

SIUE's lineup for the event:

1. Madison Frerking

2. Brittney Jostes

3. Alison Gorman

4. Molly Marcum

5. Serena Hou

Individuals: Miranda Lidisky, Heather McDaniel and Morgan Clark

There is no live scoring for the tournament. Results will be available at SIUECougars.com following each round of competition.
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