Aug 13, 2013
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State rising senior Liz Nagel tied for first place in the two-round stroke play portion of the 97th Michigan Women's Amateur Tuesday at Walnut Hills Country Club. Nagel shot an even-par 144 (69-75) to earn co-medalist honors; it marks the third time in her career she has won the stroke play at the event, as she also took home medalist honors last year and in 2010.
Nagel tied for first with Sarah Hoffman, but Nagel earned the top seed in the 32-person match-play bracket, which begins Wednesday morning. She will face Lily Pendy at 8 a.m.
Three other Spartans advanced to match play: Christine Meier, Bea Murray and Carley Saint-Onge. Meier tied for 12th with a 153 (74-79) and will be the No. 16 seed, taking on Allyson Geer at 8:09 a.m. If Nagel and Meier both win their first-round matches, they would face each other in the round of 32 on Thursday.
Murray tied for eighth with a 152 (74-78) and will take on No. 25 seed Chloe Lawrie at 8:18 a.m. Saint-Onge tied for 18th with a 154 (76-78); she is the No. 19 seed in match play and faces No. 14 Sarah Thompson at 9:57 a.m.
Scoring of the Michigan Women's Amateur match play is available at gam.org.