MSU Kicks off Season at Home
MSU kicks off its season with its only home competition of the 1997-98 school year. Sixteen teams venture to the par-72, 7,012-yard Forest Akers West course. Saturday features 36 holes of play, followed by 18 on Sunday.
NEW COACH: Stacy Slobodnik, a 1994 MSU graduate, is the Spartans new head coach. Slobodnik was an assistant coach from the 1995 through 1997 seasons under then head coach Mary Fossum, who retired last spring after 25 years at the helm. To become head coach at my alma mater is a dream come true,i said Slobodnik, who was a two-year captain for MSU in her playing days.
NEW STARS: MSU has four freshmen to watch this season; Abbey Beardslee of Beverly Hills, Mich., Kasey Gant of Fort Wayne, Ind., Kelly Brown of Carmel, Ind., and Kari Prochazka of Flushing, Mich.
THIS WEEK: Sat.-Sun., Sept. 13-14, SPARTAN FALL INVITATIONAL, FOREST AKERS WEST, 8 a.m.