Women's Golf Finishes Final Tournament

2015-16 SIUE Women's Golf
2015-16 SIUE Women's Golf


OWENS CROSS ROADS, Ala. – SIUE women's golf played its final tournament as a varsity sport at SIUE, finishing eighth at the Ohio Valley Conference Championship, completed Wednesday at Hampton Cove.

The Cougars shot 318 in Wednesday's final round and finished at 965 for the 54-hole event.

"It has been an honor to coach these players over the last three years," SIUE Director of Golf Derrick Brown said. "I appreciate them buying in when I took over. I have really enjoyed it."

Eastern Kentucky led wire-to-wire to win its second consecutive OVC team title. The Colonels shot 888 for the tournament. Tennessee Tech shot 293 in the final round, tying the lowest round of the championship. The Golden Eagles finished second at 906. Jacksonville State took third with a 911.

Murray State's Moa Folke won the individual title with a 291 (+3). EKU's Anna Gleixner and Allyson Dunn, of Tennessee Tech tied for second place. Each shot a 222.

Individually for SIUE, sophomore Madison Frerking and junior Miranda Lidisky finished in a tie for 28th place with a 238.

Frerking finished the season with a scoring average of 79.25 eclipsing her own school record of 79.58, set last year, for the lowest single-season average in school history. Her two-year career scoring average of 79.45 also is the lowest in school history.

Lidisky's 238 was the best 54-hole total of her career and her second-round 76 tied the lowest round of her career.

Senior Alison Gorman finished 34th at 242. Gorman's final season average of 79.39 is now the second-lowest total in a single season.

Senior Brittney Jostes was 39th with a 248. She finished the season with a scoring average of 80.67, dropping her average nearly seven strokes during the course of her four-year career.

Molly Marcum, also a senior, shot a 255 and was 42nd. She played 86 rounds in her four-year career, tying for the second-most rounds played in a career at SIUE.

"They've re-written the record books and that is something that the girls and I will always be proud of," Brown added.

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