2006/2007 Women's Golf in Review

2006 FALL SEASON RESULTS

 

Laker Classic
(hosted by Grand Valley State on September 4-5)

Hope finished 19th in field of 19 teams. Host Grand Valley won 36-hole tournament with 625 strokes. Hope ended with 738. Medalist: Ashley Hemann, Southern Illinois Edwardsville and Kristi Piepenbrink, Indianapolis Univ., 148 strokes. Hope Golfers: Holly Sneller 88-80—168; Cassie Sneller, 98-88—186; Tarian Coulas, 91-95—186; Grace Denny, 102-96—198, Britany Posma, 114-102—216.

MIAA Jamboree
(Hosted by Olivet at The Medalist on September 22)

Hope finished sixth in nine-team field. Team Scores: 1. Olivet 331, 2. Tri-State 352, 3. Albion 357, 4. Saint Mary’s 375, 5. Alma 379, 6. Hope 392, 7. Kalamazoo 395, 8. Calvin 432, 9. Adrian 501. Medalist: Lindsay Pipkin, Olivet, 78. Hope Golfers: Holly Sneller 92, Cassie Sneller 103, Kim Harrison 107, Brittany Posma 119.

Olivet Invitational
(at The Medalist, September 22-23)

Hope finished eighth in field of 11 teams. Team Scores: 1. Olivet 672, 2. Albion 691, 3. Tri-State 699, 4. Saint Mary’s 726, 5. Manchester 735, 6. Aquinas 739, 7. Alma 750, 8. Hope 763, 9. Kalamazoo 800, 10. Calvin 859, 11. Adrian 963. Co-Medalists: Lindsay Pipkin, Olivet, 162 and Anita Zollars, Manchester, 162. Hope Golfers: Tarin Coulas 178, Holly Sneller 189, Cassie Sneller 190, Kim Harrison 206, Brittany Posma 228.

MIAA Jamboree
(Hosted by Saint Mary’s at Blackthorn GC, September 30)

Hope finished fifth in nine-team field. Team Scores: 1. Olivet 334, 2. Tri-State 356, 3. Saint Mary’s 364, 4. Albion 366, 5. Hope 374, 6. Alma 396, 6. Kalamazoo 396, 8. Calvin 420, 9. Adrian dnf. Medalist: Kristy Latimer, Olivet, 78. Hope Golfers: Kim Harrison 90, Cassie Sneller 93, Holly Sneller 94, Tarin Coulas 96, Sarah Lokers 110, Brittany Posma 124.

MIAA Jamboree
(Hosted by Hope at Macatawa Legends GC, October 3)

Hope finished sixth in nine-team field. Team Scores: 1. Olivet 341, 1. Tri-State 341, 3. Saint Mary’s 372, 4. Alma 376, 5. Albion 379, 6. Hope 397, 7. Kalamazoo 405, 8. Calvin 410, 9. Adrian dnp. Medlaist: Stephanie Nicolai, Olivet and Trisha McKim, Olivet, 83. Hope Scores: Cassie Sneller 88, Holly Sneller 89, Kim Harrison 97, Sarah Lokers 123, Brittany Posma 128.

Siena Heights Invitational
(October 9)

Hope finished ninth in 10-team field. Team Scores: Olivet won tournament with 353 strokes. Hope totaled 406. Hope Golfers: Holly Sneller 89, Cassie Sneller 94, Sarah Lokers 111, Kim Harrison 112, Brittany Posma 114.

MIAA Championships
(Held at Bedford Valley, October 14)

Hope was unable to participate because the team was involved in a vehicular accident enroute to the competition. By virtue of not competing, Hope ends in a tie with Adrian for eighth place in the final league standings. The Flying Dutch approach the league tournament in sixth place.

2007 SPRING SEASON RESULTS
NCAA Qualifier
First of three rounds at The Medalist, April 20

Hope tied for second place in the first round. Olivet topped the field at 338 strokes while Hope and Albion followed at 350. Next were Tri-State 366, Saint Mary's 374, and Kalamazoo 390. The medalist was Elizabeth Kreger of Albion at 38-43--81. Leading Hope was senior captain Holly Sneller at 42-44--86. Next were Cassie Hildebrandt 47-40--87, Cassie Sneller 41-47--88, Julie Hoogerhyde 44-45--69 and Sarah Lokers 57-59--116.

NCAA Qualifier
Second of three rounds at The Medalist, April 21

Hope tied for third place after two rounds in the MIAA's NCAA-qualifying tournament. Second round team scores were Olivet 350, Tri-State 351, Albion 354, Hope 367, Saint Mary's 386 and Kalamazoo 412. Through two rounds, Olivet has 688 strokes, followed by Albion 704, Hope and Tri-State 717 each, Saint Mary's 760 and Kalamazoo 802. Medalist of the second round was Lindsay Pipkin of Olivet at 37-41--78. Leading Hope was Cassie Sneller at 42-42--84 followed by Brittany Posma 48-45--93, Holly Sneller 45-50--95, Julie Hoogerhyde 43-52--95, and Cassie Hildebrandt 52-46--98.

NCAA Qualifier
Third of three rounds at Zollner GC, April 24

The Flying Dutch ended fourth at the MIAA's qualifying tournament which determined the league qualifier to the NCAA Division III championships. Regular season champion Olivet won the tournament to gain the NCAA berth. The Comets ended the 54-hole qualifier with 1,019 strokes, followed by Tri-State 1,055, Albion 1,056, Hope 1,066, Saint Mary's 1,142 and Kalamazoo 1,171. Scores of Hope golfers in the third round were Holly Sneller 41-42--83, Cassie Hildebrandt 45-39--84, Cassie Sneller 46-41--87, Julie Hoogerhyde 46-49--95 and Brittany Posma 57-54--111.

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