Martin leads Storm to fourth at Sail Classic

Larry Shoop returns to coach the Simpson women's golf team.
Larry Shoop returns to coach the Simpson women's golf team.

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — Lydia Martin followed her career-best round with an 82 Sunday, leading the Simpson women's golf team to a fourth-place finish of 10 teams at the Sail Classic.

The Storm shot 328 as a team -- one shot better than Saturday -- to finish at 657 for the weekend, ahead of Dubuque and Mount Mercy (671). Luther won the tournament by 12 strokes.

Martin finished the weekend tied for ninth with a two-round total of 160. Hannah Gordon matched Martin's 82 Sunday to earn a top-20 finish, netting 166 to tie for 18th.

Kelsa Berkland had the best round of the day, cutting 10 strokes to post a career-low 80.

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The Storm travel to the Wartburg Invitational next Saturday and Sunday, Sept 9-10 at Centennial Oaks.

SCORECARD 329   328   657   +81   4th
Lydia Martin 78 82 160 +16 t-9th
Hannah Gordon 84 82 166 +22 t-18th
Courtney Mabeus#      84 83 167 +23 t-22nd
Haley Booton 85 84 169 +25 t-30th
Kelsa Berkland 90 80 170 +26 t-30th
Madison Hance 82 88 170 +26 t-30th
Emily Jansen# 98 91 189 +45 t-53rd

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