NIACC women set to resume play at regional golf meet

NIACC's Morgan Luecht hits approach shot toward the green during Saturday's regional golf tournament in Ankeny.
NIACC's Morgan Luecht hits approach shot toward the green during Saturday's regional golf tournament in Ankeny.

ANKENY - The third and fourth rounds of the NJCAA Region XI women's golf tournament are set for Friday and Saturday at Otter Creek Golf Course. 

NIACC sits in fourth place after the first two rounds with a 366-361 - 727. Iowa Western leads the four-round tournament with a 647 and Iowa Lakes is in second with a 664.

The top team and top 10 individuals not on the winning team qualify for the NJCAA Division I national tournament May 13-16 in Daytona Beach, Fla.

"We need to go out there next week and give it all we have to get to Daytona," NIACC coach Chris Frenz said.

The NJCAA Division I national tournament is set for May 13-16 at the LPGA International Golf Course in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Freshman Jordyn Barragy leads NIACC after 36 holes with  91-86 - 177. She is currently tied for 14th place overall and if Iowa Western wins the regional tournament, Barragy is right on the cut line for national tournament qualifiers.

Also for the Lady Trojans, Morgan Luecht is at 92-87 - 179 (16th place overall), Sydney Fullerton has shot a 89-93 - 182 (19th place overall) and Ashley Alert is at 94-95 - 189 (21st place overall.

Southwestern's Bianca Findlay and Iowa Western's Lisa Lied are tied for the individual medalist lead at 155. They both shot first-day 78s on Friday and both shot 77 on Saturday.

NJCAA Region XI women's leaderboard

Team standings - Iowa Western 647; Iowa Lakes 664; DMACC 725; NIACC 727; Southwestern 769.

Individual Leaderboard (Top 25):

T1. Lisa Lied (Iowa Western) 78-77 - 155

T1. Bianca Findley (Southwestern) 78-77 - 155

3. Kim Park (Iowa Western) 85-76 - 161

4. Annika Dumoulin (Iowa Lakes) 86-77 - 163

T5. Emily Spies (Iowa Western) 79-85 - 164

T5. Alexia Kemper (Iowa Lakes) 85-79 - 164

7. Morgan Totsch (Southeastern) 86-82 - 168

T8. Kassy Vest (Iowa Western) 84-87 - 171

T8. Molly Diekmann (Iowa Lakes) 85-86 - 171

T8. Abby Stender (Iowa Lakes) 91-80 - 171

11. Kylie Nichols (DMACC) 86-87 - 173

11. Erin Baum (Iowa Lakes) 86-87 - 173

13. Alison Schweers (DMACC) 86-88 - 174

14. Jordyn Barragy (NIACC) 91-86 - 177

14. Marisa Weeks (Iowa Western) 94-83 - 177

16. Morgan Luecht (NIACC) 92-87 - 179

17. Meghan Matherly (DMACC) 92-88 - 180

18. Taylor Thede (Iowa Central) 92-89 - 181

19. Sydney Fullerton (NIACC) 89-93 - 182

20. Ashton Carter (Southwestern) 91-92 - 183

21. Ashley Alert (NIACC) 94-95 - 189

22. Ericka Stender (Iowa Central) 99-94 - 193

22. Sarah Blaylock (Iowa Western) 94-99 - 193

24. Abi Tinlin (DMACC) 100-98 - 198

25. Mackenzie Trinkle (Iowa Central) 101-100 - 201