Oct. 26, 1997

Women's Golf Claims Fourth at Notre Dame Invitational

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan State finished fourth out of six teams at the Notre Dame Invitational held in Bonita Bay, Fla., Friday and Saturday. The Spartans shot a three-round 983, trailing Florida Southern (1st, 957) and Notre Dame and Rollins College (tie-2nd, 976).

Michigan State placed two golfers in the top five individually, as junior Meggan Schumaker (4th, 235) and freshman Kasey Gant (5th, 238) continued to lead the Spartans. Schumaker and Gant were Michigan State's top two finishers in all five events of the fall season.

The Spartans now take to the indoor golf room for winter training before their next appearance on the course, Feb. 20-21 at the Midwest Classic in Phoenix, Ariz.

TEAM STANDINGS
1.  Florida Southern    325 325 307 957
2.  Notre Dame          339 325 312 976
    Rollins College     337 319 320 976
4.  Michigan State      331 329 323 983
5.  Lynn University     340 327 332 999
6.  Florida Atlantic    356 356 341 1053
MSU GOLFERS
4th.    Meggan Schumaker    78  79  78  235
5th.    Kasey Gant          82  77  79  238
        Ellen Bishop        85  90  83  258
        April Holly         86  87  85  258
        Kellie Dennis       89  86  83  258
        Summer Kline        97  99  85  281