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:
3. Alison Gorman
4. Molly Marcum
5. Serena Hou